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Re: Mail loss!

On Sun, Feb 06, 2000 at 11:46:26PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> ssh -C roger.ecn.purdue.edu "mv $MAIL $HOME/mymail" && scp -C
> roger.ecn.purdue.edu:mymail /tmp && formail -s procmail < /tmp/mymail

How about doing a lock on the mailbox prior to moving it? I do need it but
then I use cat to copy my mail followed by a another cat to empty the box.
So my operation certainly is not atomical. I switched over to cat after
losing some mail due to a forced copy.


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