This is a ruby interface for interacting with ezmlm-idx, an email list manager for use with the Qmail MTA, and the messages contained therein. (The -idx provides an extended feature set over the original ezmlm environment.)
This was tested against ezmlm-idx 7.2.2.
Strong recommendation: Create your lists with archiving (-a) and indexing (-i)! This library is suitable for modifying behavior of existing lists as a default, but with these flags enabled, can also be a generic interface for parsing and browsing list content.
$ gem install ezmlm
This library doesn't create new lists from scratch. Use
This library is designed to only work with lists stored on disk (the default), not the SQL backends.
Address space (32 bit vs 64 bit) matters when ezmlm calculates hashes. If things aren't adding up, make sure this library is running on a machine with a matching address space as the list itself. (Running this on a 64bit machine to talk to 32bit listserv isn't going to play well.)
A lot of the fine tuning niceties of ezmlm come as flag options to the various ezmlm binaries. This library largely just deals with ezmlm-make flags for global list behaviors. (For example, see the man page for ezmlm-reject.) Patches are welcome if you'd like these sorts of miscellaneous things included.
Portions of this library are copied from ezmlm-idx source, authored by the following:
Many thanks for Dan and Bruce for their commitment for fine software, and contributions to the internet communities over the years.
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