Ricardo SIGNES
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NAME

Mail::Convert::Mbox::ToEml - convert mbox files to Outlook Express .eml files

SYNOPSIS

  use Mail::Convert::Mbox::ToEml;

  my $EML = Mail::Convert::Mbox::ToEml->new($file, $outdir);

  die "failed to make EML file" unless" $EML->CreateEML();

DESCRIPTION

Mail::Convert::Mbox::ToEml is a module to convert Mbox mail folder which used by many unix-born software to single Outlook Express .eml files.

FUNCTIONS

new

The constructor.

  $EML = Mail::Convert::Mbox::ToEml->new($file, $outdir);

$file is the MBox file to convert.

$outdir is the directory where the single eml files are stored.

On error the method returns undef.

CreateEML

This function do the convertion and writes the .eml file.

The two optional arguments are:

$file is the MBox file to convert.

$outdir is the directory where the single eml files have to be stored.

The return value is undef if the file or the ouput directory does not exist and 1 on success. If there was an error to create the eml file it will be printed out and creation will continue with the next message.

GetMessages

This method returns the subject line of all messages in the file.

Paramter: the file to process (optional)

Return: an Array of subjects or undef.

FindMessage

This method return the found messages which match the keyword in the subject line given as parameter.

Parameters: a keyword and optional a file to process

Return: a hash of hashes whith the subject line and the message number or undef.

example:

  my %h = $MBX->FindMessage("RE: Help", ["d:/mail/Inbox"]);
  foreach (keys %h)
  {
    print "The key: $_="; 
      foreach my $xx (keys %{$h{$_}})  
      {
        print "$xx=" . %{$h{$_}}->{$xx} . " ";
      }
    print " \n";
  }

GetMessageCount

This method returns the number of messages in the given file or undef.

There are no parameters.

SetFileAndDir

With this Method the input file and the output directory can be set. Parameters: filename, output directory Return 1 on success or undef if the file or the output directory does not exist.

CREDITS

Many thank's to Ivan from Broobles.com (http://www.broobles.com/imapsize/) the author of the usefull IMAPSize program for his help and tips to develop this module.

AUTHOR

Reinhard Pagitsch, <rpirpag@gmx.at>

PERL EMAIL PROJECT

This module is maintained by the Perl Email Project. It has no real maintainer. Volunteers should write to the PEP mailing list.

http://emailproject.perl.org/wiki/Mail::Convert::Mbox::ToEml

SEE ALSO

perl.

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