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Date:      Thu, 12 Oct 1995 20:47:59 -0400 (EDT)
From:      "Jonathan M. Bresler" <jmb@kryten.Atinc.COM>
To:        David Brockus <dbrockus@cyberhall.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   CORRECTION to perl script
Message-ID:  <Pine.3.89.9510122037.A8016-0100000@kryten.atinc.com>

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earlier today i posted a perl script that forwards mail to all users on a 
host.  i erred in that script.  (see jordan, it is catching)

open( MAIL, "| /usr/bin/mail -s \"$header{'Subject'}\"  jmb );

should have been 

open( MAIL, "| /usr/bin/mail -s \"$header{'Subject'}\"  $targets");



add to /etc/aliases:
		everyone:       "| /usr/local/bin/mail.everyone"
[B
or whereever you have placed the script

here is another copy of the corrected script:

#!/usr/bin/perl
#
# collect a mail message from STDIN
# edit headers
# send it out to everyone on this machine
#

#
# set these to match your system
#
$debug = 0;
$mailcmd = "/usr/bin/mail";

#
# list all your non-user accounts here
#
%daemons = (	"root", 1,
		"toor", 1,
		"daemon", 1,
		"operator", 1,
		"bin", 1,
		"games", 1,
		"man", 1,
		"uucp", 1,
		"ingres", 1,
		"falcon", 1,
		"nobody", 1
	);

#
# collect the list of people
# to receive the mail message
#
while ( $user = getpwent ) {
	(! $daemons{$user} ) && $targets .= " $user";
}

#
# collect the headers
# junk lines that we dont need or want
#
while ( <STDIN> ) {
	last if ( /^$/o );			# end of headers
	next if ( /^Received: /o );		# remove these
	next if ( /^From /o );			# remove this line
	if ( ( $key, $value ) = ( /^(\S+):\s*(.*)/ ) ) { ; }
	$header{$key} = $value;
}

if ( $debug )  {
	open( OUT, "> /tmp/mailcatcher.$$") || die("$0 can't open output file");
	foreach $key ( sort keys(%header) ) {
		print OUT "$key = $header{$key}\n" ;
	}
}

open( MAIL, "| /usr/bin/mail -s \"$header{'Subject'}\"  $targets");

#
# do the real work
#
while ( <STDIN> ) {
	$debug && print OUT;
	print MAIL;
}


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