[Esd-l] Procmail regexp query

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Fri Jan 18 21:33:01 PST 2002

On Fri, 18 Jan 2002, Marcus Williams wrote:

> :0
> * ^From:.*<[a-z0-9\.]+@(quintic.co.uk|onq2.com)>
> * ^To:.*<[a-z0-9\.]+@(quintic.co.uk|onq2.com)>

Escape the periods and you should be fine.

> {
> }
> Basically I'm not sure of the \. bit - I can never remember this!

If you want to match a period, you need to escape the period in the

> Will this match something like user.one at quintic.co.uk?

It should.

> Also (slightly off topic) with regards to the way Net folders
> work, is there anything else I should switch off? If I have to
> switch anything else off I'll make the recipe a lot more specific,

I don't know.

> but for the time being I dont mind tnef attachments internally
> (bound to regret that statement).

For internal mail it shouldn't present a problem unless you've got a
mix of mail clients.

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