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Re: [Nmh-workers] Multi-homed postproc, v2

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Multi-homed postproc, v2
Date: Sun, 15 Mar 2015 00:20:07 +0000

Hi Ken,

> Well, like many things whom(1) calls post to do it's dirty work, with
> the undocumented -whom option.  So you could short-circuit whom and
> just call post(8) directly.  You'll probably need to add an -alias and
> -library option.  Or, you could simply check to see if there's a -whom
> argument present to your postproc and if it is do NOT call whom, but
> instead call post(8).  Which now that I think about it, I should
> probably do in my script.

Using undocumented options and calling post directly seems wrong.
Checking arguments for -whom tedious.  Perhaps this is the occasion when
an environment variable can easily be used to check we've recursed?

Cheers, Ralph.

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