Email filter and delivery agent
Maildrop is a powerful email filter/delivery agent. Maildrop reads a mail message from standard input, then delivers the message to your mailbox. maildrop knows how to deliver mail to mbox-style mailboxes, and maildirs. The program optionally reads filtering instructions from a file; this lets you deliver mail to alternate mailboxes or have it forwarded. Large messages are saved in a temporary file, and are filtered from the temporary file. Temporary files are saved in the user's home directory. If standard input is a file (not a pipe) a temporary file is not necessary. Maildrop also checks the syntax of the mail delivery instructions the filter file, before attempting to deliver a message. If the filter file contains syntax errors, maildrop terminates without delivering the message. Users can fix typos without losing mail.
Documentationuser README available in HTML format from http://www.flounder.net/~mrsam/maildrop/
released on 29 October 2003
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|License:GPLv2orlater||Janet Casey||19 March 2002|
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|Bug Tracking,Developer,Support||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/courier-maildrop|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 21 February 2018.
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