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Re: problems with mailagent

On 13 May 1996 srivasta@pilgrim.umass.edu wrote:

> Ahh, I see. [I am copying this to debian user, since the answer maybe
> useful to others as well.]
> 	People using mailagent with popclient may want to run
>  mailagent by itself after downloading mail from the server9since
>  popclient delivers directly yo the spool file, not honoring .forward
>  files), like so:
>  % mailagent -f /var/spool/mail/<username>
>  Fron the manpage:
>   -f mailfile    Using mailfile as a UNIX-style mailbox (i.e. one where each
>                  mail is preceded by a special From line stating the sender
>                  and the date the message was issued), extract all its mes-
>                  sages into the queue and process them as if they were
>                  freshly arrived from the mail delivery subsystem.
> 	manoj
> --
> "When, however, the lay public rallies round an idea that is denounced
> by distinguished but elderly scientists and supports that idea with
> great fervor and emotion--the distinguished but elderly scientists are
> then, after all, probably right."  --Isaac Asimov %%
> Manoj Srivastava               Systems Research Programmer, Project Pilgrim,
> Phone: (413) 545-3918                A143B Lederle Graduate Research Center,
> Fax:   (413) 545-1249         University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003
> <srivasta@pilgrim.umass.edu> <URL:http://www.pilgrim.umass.edu/%7Esrivasta/>

However, it does honor /etc/aliases.

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