Scavenger is a program that extracts email addresses from text and binary files in any format. Email addresses are identified according to the RFC 2822 standard.
Usage: scavenger [INPUT FILES]… [OUTPUT FILE]
I wrote scavenger a while ago, before I knew that grep, regular expressions, etc. could do this without breaking a sweat. However, scavenger is a clean, simple example of good C++ style and practices.
To compile on *nix, just run make. This should work with gcc 2.95 and up on any *nix platform; it has been tested on Linux, Solaris, and FreeBSD.
To compile on Windows, use the included Visual C++ project files.
Scavenger is copyright 2001 Ryan Barrett, and is distributed under the GPL. See the LICENSE file for more information.