[vdr] VDR control via email command or SMS

Julian Scheid julian at sektor37.de
Tue Oct 18 17:42:49 CEST 2005


Simon Baxter wrote:
> Does anyone know of any tools available to monitor and parse emails?  
> Perhaps something the sourceforge, or even the this mail list uses to 
> list subscribed lists etc???

Take a look at procmail.  It's been around for ages and it's the tool of
choice for email processing.

Here is an example procmail recipe that extracts information from a
matching message and runs shell commands with this info:
http://www.uwasa.fi/~ts/info/proctips.html#setvar

Cheers,

Julian



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