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How it works

Basically, two daemons are running: receivr.rb and sendr.rb:

  • [Receivr] 1 checks the POP3 mailbox and, processes the incoming emails, put remaildrs into the database if needed, then sleeps and loops.
  • [Sendr] 2 checks if any email needs to be sent, send it if applicable, sleeps and loops.

The database is a very simple SQLite base at the time, composed of only one table itself containing three columns by email: id, timestamp, and a BLOB containing the marshalled Ruby Mail object to send.

More info at my [blogpost] 3.

Logging

The daemons are logging inside their own logs folder. These logs are rotated by [Daemons] 4.

Monitoring

Basic monitoring is offered by the q&d [status.sh] 5 script.

Will it crash?

It might. But Daemons has a built-in monitoring, so if any of the script indeed crashes, it will be kicked alive again. Yeah!

The problem is if receivr.rb crashes on a particularly badly-handled message, it might fail at reboot and keep failing. Deleting problematic message in the POP inbox is TODO at the moment.

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