received date and reconstruct

Phil Chambers P.A.Chambers at
Thu Nov 20 10:31:41 EST 2003

On Thu, 20 Nov 2003 09:53:23 -0500 Earl R Shannon <ershanno at> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'd suggest you investigate the ipurge command that comes with
> cyrus. It can be run from a cron job and delete messages
> based on specified criteria, including age. Hm. Not sure though
> how it determines age.
> Regards,
> Earl Shannon

I should have learned never to omit the odd bit of extra detail!  I also plan to do 
the same thing with the "deleted" folder which a particular client uses when a user 
deletes messages.  In that case I need the length of time that a message has been in 
that folder, not the age of the message.

Phil Chambers (postmaster at
University of Exeter

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