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#!/usr/bin/perl -w
# horrible hack of a script to send off a large number of email messages, one after
# each other, all chained together. This is useful for large numbers of patches.
#
# Use at your own risk!!!!
#
# greg kroah-hartman Jan 8, 2002
# <greg@kroah.com>
#
# updated to give a valid subject and CC the owner of the patch - Jan 2005
# first line of the message is who to CC,
# and second line is the subject of the message.
#
# modify these options each time you run the script
$to = 'my-favorite-email_list@somewhere.baz.nowhere';
$initial_reply_to = '<20050203173208.GA23964@foobar.com>';
$initial_subject = "[PATCH] Foo fixes for 2.6.11-rc3";
@files = (
"rev-1.2041.patch",
"rev-1.2042.patch",
"rev-1.2043.patch",
"rev-1.2044.patch",
"rev-1.2045.patch",
"rev-1.2046.patch",
);
# change this to your email address.
$from = "SOMEONE <someone\@somewhere.com>";
# Usually don't need to change anything below here.
use Mail::Sendmail;
# we make a "fake" message id by taking the current number
# of seconds since the beginning of Unix time and tacking on
# a random number to the end, in case we are called quicker than
# 1 second since the last time we were called.
sub make_message_id
{
my $date = `date "+\%s"`;
chomp($date);
my $pseudo_rand = int (rand(4200));
$message_id = "<$date$pseudo_rand\@foobar.com>";
print "new message id = $message_id\n";
}
$cc = "";
sub send_message
{
%mail = ( To => $to,
From => $from,
CC => $cc,
Subject => $subject,
Message => $message,
'Reply-to' => $from,
'In-Reply-To' => $reply_to,
'Message-ID' => $message_id,
'X-Mailer' => "gregkh_patchbomb",
);
$mail{smtp} = 'localhost';
sendmail(%mail) or die $Mail::Sendmail::error;
print "OK. Log says:\n", $Mail::Sendmail::log;
print "\n\n"
}
$reply_to = $initial_reply_to;
make_message_id();
$subject = $initial_subject;
foreach $t (@files) {
$F = $t;
open F or die "can't open file $t";
# first line is the CC: list
$cc = <F>;
print "cc: $cc";
# second line is the Subject:
$subject = <F>;
print "subject: $subject";
undef $/;
$message = <F>; # slurp the whole file in
close F;
$/ = "\n";
send_message();
# set up for the next message
$reply_to = $message_id;
make_message_id();
# $subject = "Re: ".$initial_subject;
}