Archive Filter

Stephen Swaney steve.swaney at
Wed Feb 8 20:59:02 GMT 2006

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Glenn Steen
> Sent: Wednesday, February 08, 2006 3:44 PM
> To: MailScanner discussion
> Subject: Re: Archive Filter
> On 08/02/06, Alex Neuman van der Hans <alex at> wrote:
> >  True... you could set up a script that runs every so often and deletes
> > messages with X-Spam-Status: yes or something like that... right?
> >
> Yeah, well... If one runs MailWatch one could use the nice things in
> the maillog table to identify the "affected" messages... But the
> "hairy" part is to script up the part that edits the mbox file(s) on
> the fly (and safely), so to speak. Or perhaps there are some
> not-that-invasive tool around that could help with that... Haven't
> really looked for something like that.

I'm sure there are more Perl modules for working with mailboxes but this one
look like it would do the heavy lifting.


Stephen Swaney
Fort Systems Ltd.
stephen.swaney at

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