Manual Reference Pages - POSTAL-LIST (1)
postal-list - program to show how postal expands user names
This program shows the expansion that the
postal program uses on email addresses. This can be used to make sure that youre
configuration files do what you expect them to, and can also be used to produce
a list of user-names for an account creation script (in case you want to create
a million test accounts in a conveniant fashion).
user-list-filename is the name of a file which contains a list of users email addresses. This
can be just user-names or fully qualified email addresses.
conversion-filename parameter will be the name of a file
containing the conversions to apply to email addresses. Each line in the
file can either be a comment (starting with "#") or is to contain two
parameters. The first parameter is the regular expression. For each email
that is to be sent a randomly selected user-name will be checked against all
regular expressions, the first match will determine the translation that is
to be applied. The translation will be the second parameter on the line. It
will contain a number of "." characters specifying characters in the name that
are not to be translated. To specify the translations a range of characters
can be specified inside square brackets. For example to have every address
starting with "a" have a character from "01234567890abc" as its second
character and a character from "xyz" as its third character you would have the
This program, its manual page, and the Debian package were written by
Russell Coker <email@example.com>.
The source is available from http://doc.coker.com.au/projects/postal/ .
See http://etbe.coker.com.au/category/benchmark for further information.
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