Re: Automated handling of attached files with souper/yarn
John Covici (email@example.com)
Thu, 22 Aug 1996 21:14:41 -0400
on Wed, 21 Aug 1996 18:13:35 -0700 firstname.lastname@example.org (Dave Sparks) in
>I'm the sysop of a BBS and I have the option of getting message
>packets via the Internet using e-mail with file attaches.
>I'm looking for a way to automate the process. Currently I use
>souper to get my mail and Yarn to process it. What I was thinking
>of doing is setting up a filter in yarn to put the e-mail with file
>attaches into a "folder", then process that folder later. My
>question is, is a "folder" under Yarn just an ASCII file? And once
>I process it, how can I delete the messages in it?
A folder is NOT an ASCII file, so to process you will need to write a C
or PERL program or something like that.
If you no longer need the folder just delete it, expire will only work
on the news base.
Hope this helps.