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Creating database of email addresses.

Postby mikejd » Fri Jun 17, 2005 3:40 pm

I use Evolution as my email client and have a directory for incoming mail from a particular feedback form. I would like to create a listing or database of the addresses. I can export the file in mbox format but can anyone assist with suggestions for creating the listing/database?

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RE: Creating database of email addresses.

Postby nelz » Fri Jun 17, 2005 4:43 pm

Code: Select all
grep '^From:' mboxfile | cut -c 7-


Will extract all the addresses fro the mbox file, assuming you trust the From addresses. otherwise use Sender:.
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