The autoinc Shell Script

[return-to Explanation of autoinc] [table of contents] [index]
#! /bin/sh
# $Id: autoinc,v 1.4 1992/10/19 21:00:48 jerry book3 $
### autoinc - Incorporate new mail; refile from inbox automatically
### Usage: autoinc
##  TABSTOPS ARE SET AT 4 IN THIS SCRIPT

df=/bin/df  expr=/bin/expr  grep=/bin/grep  mailer=/usr/ucb/mail
quota=/usr/ucb/quota        sed=/bin/sed    tr=/bin/tr
error=xxx@yyy,aaa@bbb   # WHERE TO MAIL ERRORS
margin=300              # HOW MANY EXTRA KBYTES WE NEED
mh=/usr/local/mh        # WHERE MH PROGRAMS LIVE

# GET NAME OF FILESYSTEM WITH HOME DIRECTORY FROM LINES LIKE
# THIS.  TAKE LAST WORD STARTING WITH A SLASH ON SECOND LINE:
# Filesystem           kbytes    used   avail capacity  Mounted on
# hostname:/u1         842171  442588  315365    58%    /u1
homedir="`$df ${HOME?} | $sed -n '2s@.*\(/[^/]*\)$@\1@p'`"

# GET QUOTA VALUES.  USE sed TO GRAB LINE THAT STARTS WITH ${homedir}:
#    Disk quotas for yourname (uid 1234):
#    Filesystem   usage  quota  limit  timeleft  files  quota  limit
#    /u1          18451  20000  20000             1474      0      0
# AND PUT THE FIRST TWO NUMBERS ON THE LINE INTO SHELL VARIABLES:
eval `$quota -v |
$sed -n "s@^${homedir} *\([0-9][0-9]*\) *\([0-9][0-9]*\).*@used=\1 total=\2@p"`

# PUT x IN $1, NUMBER OF KBYTES IN $2, MAILBOX FILENAME IN $3.
# (NOTE: SOME ls -s OUTPUT IS IN 512-BYTE BLOCKS; NEED TO DOUBLE THOSE.)
set x `/bin/ls -s /usr/spool/mail/$USER`
wouldbe="`$expr $used + $2 + $margin`"
if [ $wouldbe -ge $total ]
then
    echo "used $used kytes, incoming mail $2 kbytes, quota is $total." |
    $mailer -s "ERROR -- no room to 'inc' mail!  Clean up now!" $error
    exit
fi

# FILTER inc OUTPUT THROUGH grep, PUT LEFTOVERS BACK ONTO STDERR.
# IF inc RETURNS NON-ZERO, EXIT.
$mh/inc 2>&1 | $grep -v '^inc: no mail to incorporate' 1>&2  || exit

set -e  # IF ANY ERRORS FROM NOW ON, EXIT

# SCAN inbox MESSAGES.  GET MSG. NUMBER, From: AND Sender: ADDRESS.
# TURN UPPER TO LOWER CASE.  THEN FEED TO STANDARD INPUT OF LOOP.
# INSIDE LOOP, refile MESSAGES WE KNOW HOW TO HANDLE; LEAVE OTHERS:
$mh/scan +inbox -format '%(msg) %(mbox{from}) %(mbox{sender})' |
$tr '[A-Z]' '[a-z]' |
while read msg from sender
do
    # FOR MOST, MATCH From: COMPONENT AND PUT INTO THAT FOLDER:
    case "$from" in
    aaaa|bbbbb|ccccc|ddddd|eeeeeeee|fffffff|ggggggg|hhhhhh)
        $mh/refile $msg +$from
        continue
        ;;
    iiiiii|jjjjj|kkkkkkkk|llllllll|mmmmmmm|nnnnnn|ooooooo)
        $mh/refile $msg +$from
        continue
        ;;
    # ... AND SO ON ...
    esac
    # THIS ONE IS BETTER TO MATCH ON Sender: COMPONENT:
    case "$sender" in
    ppppppp)
        $mh/refile $msg +ppppppp
        continue
        ;;
    esac
done

[Table of Contents] [Index] [Return to Explanation of autoinc]


Last change $Date: 1996/06/06 15:13:37 $

This file is from the third edition of the book MH & xmh: Email for Users & Programmers, ISBN 1-56592-093-7, by Jerry Peek. Copyright 1991, 1992, 1995 by O'Reilly & Associates, Inc. This file is freely-available; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation. For more information, see the file copying.htm.

Suggestions are welcome: Jerry Peek <jerry@ora.com>

Questions or problems regarding this web site should be directed to Steve Gielda.
Copyright 1999 www.cotse.com.  All rights reserved.
Last modified: Friday April 02, 1999.