read content from mailbox file

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Rob 2019-07-30 14:32:09 +02:00
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#!/usr/bin/env python
# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
import sys
import os
import mailbox
import email.header
import email.message
if 2 != len(sys.argv):
print("Error. Please povide your mailbox file (mbox) as parameter with the script!")
mboxfile = sys.argv[1]
Email MIME based content converting
def decode_mime_words(s):
return u''.join(
word.decode(encoding or 'utf8') if isinstance(word, bytes) else word
for word, encoding in email.header.decode_header(s))
Get content of email
def getbody(message): #getting plain text 'email body'
body = None
if message.is_multipart():
for part in message.walk():
if part.is_multipart():
for subpart in part.walk():
if subpart.get_content_type() == 'text/plain':
body = subpart.get_payload(decode=True)
elif part.get_content_type() == 'text/plain':
body = part.get_payload(decode=True)
elif message.get_content_type() == 'text/plain':
body = message.get_payload(decode=True)
return body
mbox = mailbox.mbox(mboxfile)
for message in mbox:
mFrom = decode_mime_words(message['from'])
mSubject = decode_mime_words(message['subject'])
print( getbody(message))