procmail: A mail processing program1

Package available in: [trunk] [8.0] [7.0] [6.0] [2.1]

Can be used to create mail-servers, mailing lists, sort your incoming mail into separate folders/files (real convenient when subscribing to one or more mailing lists or for prioritising your mail), preprocess your mail, start any programs upon mail arrival (e.g. to generate different chimes on your workstation for different types of mail) or selectively forward certain incoming mail automatically to someone.

Procmail can be used: - and installed by an unprivileged user (for himself only). - as a drop in replacement for the local delivery agent /bin/mail (with biff/comsat support). - as a general mailfilter for whole groups of messages (e.g. when called from within rules).

The accompanying formail program enables you to generate autoreplies, split up digests/mailboxes into the original messages, do some very simple header-munging/extraction, or force mail into mail-format (with leading From line).

... part of T2, get it here

Author: S.R. van den Berg {Original Author}
Author: Philip Guenther {Current Maintainer}
Maintainer: Rene Rebe <rene [at] t2-project [dot] org>

License: GPL
Status: Stable
Version: 3.22

Download: procmail-3.22.tar.gz

T2 source: procmail.cache
T2 source: procmail.conf
T2 source: procmail.desc

Build time (on reference hardware): 10% (relative to binutils)2

Installed size (on reference hardware): 0.32 MB, 24 files

Dependencies (build time detected): bash binutils bzip2 coreutils diffutils gawk gcc glibc grep libnet linux-header make sed sendmail sysfiles tar

Installed files (on reference hardware): n.a.

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2) Compatible with Linux From Scratch's "Standard Build Unit" (SBU).