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Old 06-12-2002
Procmail filter


I want to make a filter with procmail, using the day of the week ant the hour to filter the message.

If the day is Tuesday, the message is redirected to one address. On the other days, the message goes to another address. The messages will be redirected at 8 am to 17 pm.

I tried something like:

* ^From (0[89]|1[0-6]|):[0-5][0-9]: (Tue)
! email

* ^From (0[89]|1[0-6]|):[0-5][0-9]: (Sun|Mon||Wed|Thu|Fri|Sat)
! email2

But this don't work how I want to.

Anybody knows the right syntax?

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Old 06-14-2002
The date and time dont appear in the From line, so the above won't work. Why not create two separate procmail recipes and use cron to copy the correct one into place at the proper time. If you use qmail you should do a "chmod +t $HOME" first and a "chmod -t $HOME" afterwards to make sure no mail is delivered while the file is being written. If you use sendmail, you have to just take your chances...
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