getmail_mbox - read a message from stdin and deliver to a named mboxrd-format
mbox file with fcntl-style locking.
Deliver a mail message from standard input, to the mboxrd-format mbox file named
PATH. PATH must start with a dot or a slash and must not end with a slash.
fcntl-type locking is used; if your system requires another type of locking
(such as flock
), use an MDA configured for that
style of locking instead.
uses the SENDER environment variable to construct a
header field and the contents of the RECIPIENT environment
variable to construct a Delivered-To:
header field at the top of the
message. SENDER is also used in creating the mbox From_
- --verbose, -v
- print a status message on success
Written by Charles Cazabon.
Report bugs to <email@example.com>.
Copyright © 1998-2009 Charles Cazabon
This is free software; see the file COPYING for copying conditions. There is NO
warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
The full documentation for getmail_mbox
is maintained in HTML and
plaintext formats. See the included files for details.