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Month: October 2020

[trinity-users] Re: yuge problem!!

From: "Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <ml-migration-agent@...>
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 09:06:30 +0200
Anno domini 2020 Wed, 14 Oct 01:20:13 -0400
 Gene Heskett via tde-users scripsit:
> Greetings folks;
> I finally figured out how to convert fetchmail into an imap protocol, 
> needed because's dovecot email server ignores fetchmails 
> expunge of fetched messages, but does allows the imap version to delete 
> fetched messages. And I spent several hours with a browser deleting 30 
> some k of old messages earlier this week.
> but!!!!!
> My ISP is apparently doing a restore from a very old backup, and is 
> feeding fetchmail nearly 27k old messages dating from about 1 march of 
> this year that are not being detected by the duplicate removal function 
> of kmail.
> At the present download rate it will take over a day to catch up to 
> current messages and a 2T drive will be about used up, and kmails 
> message counters will overflow screwing with my database long before 
> that.
> How can I cope with this?  I need a script that I can filter this crap 
> to /dev/null until the timestamp on the incoming message is later than 
> about 23:30 on 10/13/2020.
> Help!
> Thanks for any rescue. I tried making .fetchmailrc use /dev/null for an 
> mta but thats a fetchmail killer error.
> Cheers, Gene Heskett

you can create a kmail filter that uses regex or a pipes the mail through a script


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