The script that in conjunction with notmuch and ical2rem programs automatically finds and converts *.ics calendars to Remind format.
It is assumed that one stores its mails in Maildir format and uses notmuch for indexing them. The script might me easily extended to be used with similar mail indexers.
The script should be run regularly, e.g. by crontab. It searches only through new mails which has not been processed yet.
You need to have the following programs installed: notmuch, ripmime, ical2rem, gawk, sed.
For Archlinux use::
$ yaourt -S mail2rem-git
or follow the guide on [AUR guide]: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Arch_User_Repository#Installing_packages to install the package from [AUR PKGBUILD]: https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/mail2rem-git/
For other systems simply copy the script to the directory included in your PATH, having installed the dependencies beforehand.
For installing dependencies follow instructions in the following links:
- [ripmime]: http://www.pldaniels.com/ripmime/#downloads
- [ical2rem]: http://jalcorn.net/public/ical2rem.pl
One has to specify the following arguments: '-d' directory with your Remind calendars, '-c' configuration file for notmuch (usually default is ~/.notmuch-config).
One can also pass additional query for notmuch with '-q' arguments, e.g. to collect calendar files only from particular mail directory.
For full list of options see: $ mail2rem -h