A python web api wrapper and command line client for mail.tm.
This is a command line interface and python web-api wrapper for mail.tm.
The api is documented here.
xsel for clipboard copying.
A browser to open incoming html emails.
pip install pymailtm
In a virtual env
python -m venv .venv
pip install pymailtm
The utility can be called with:
Remember that if you are in a virtual env you need to activate it first.
By default the command recover the last used account, copy it to the clipboard and wait for a new message to arrive: when it does, it's opened in the browser in a quick&dirty html view.
Exit the waiting loop by pressing
Calling the utility with the flag
-l will print the account credentials, open
in the browser the mail.tm client and exit.
-n can be used to force the creation of a new account.
This is conceived as an insecure, fast throwaway temp mail account generator.
DO NOT use it with sensitive data.
Mails that arrive while the utility is running will be saved in plain text
files in the system temporary folder (probably
/tmp/) so that they can be
opened by the browser.
The last used account's data and credentials will be saved in
plain text in
pip install invoke poetry
Now clone the git repo:
git clone email@example.com:CarloDePieri/pymailtm.git
This will try to create a virtualenv based on
python3.7 and install there all
project's dependencies. If a different python version is preferred, it can be
selected by specifying the
-p) flag like this:
inv install -p python3.8
The script can now be run directly by launching
inv run. It also accepts flags,
inv run -n
The test suite can be run with commands:
inv test # run the test suite
inv test --full # run even tests that requires a graphical environment
inv test-spec # run the tests while showing the output as a spec document
inv test-cov # run the tests suite and produce a coverage report
Tests take advantage of vcrpy to cache network requests and responses. If you need to clear this cache run:
To test the github workflow with act:
inv act-dev # test the dev workflow
inv act-dev -c shell # open a shell in the act container (the above must fail first!)
inv act-dev -c clean # stop and delete a failed act container
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