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MAILSTAT(1) User Contributed Perl Documentation MAILSTAT(1)
 

mailstat.pl - shows mail-arrival statistics

mailstat [-klmots] [logfile]

mailstat.pl example program using Log::Procmail to mimic mailstat(1)
mailstat parses a procmail-generated $LOGFILE and displays a summary about the messages delivered to all folders (total size, average size, nr of messages). The $LOGFILE is truncated to zero length, unless the -k option is used. Exit code 0 if mail arrived, 1 if no mail arrived.

-k
keep logfile intact
-l
long display format
-m
merge any errors into one line
-o
use the old logfile
-t
terse display format
-s
silent in case of no mail

Customise to your heart's content, this program is only provided as a guideline.

This program was written by Philippe 'BooK' Bruhat as an example of use for Log::Procmail. It mimics mailstat(1) as much as possible.
The original mailstat(1) was created by S.R. van den Berg, The Netherlands.
The original manual page was written by Santiago Vila <sanvila@debian.org> for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution (but may be used by others).

Copyright (c) 2002-2005, Philippe Bruhat. All Rights Reserved.

This script is free software. It may be used, redistributed and/or modified under the terms of the Perl Artistic License (see http://www.perl.com/perl/misc/Artistic.html)

perl, Log::Procmail.
2013-01-02 perl v5.28.1

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