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getmail_mbox: read a message from stdin and deliver to a named mboxrd-format mbox file with fcntl-style locking.

NAME

getmail_mbox - read a message from stdin and deliver to a named mboxrd-format mbox file with fcntl-style locking.

SYNOPSIS

getmail_mbox [OPTION] PATH

DESCRIPTION

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 or dotlock ), use an MDA configured for that style of locking instead.

getmail_mbox uses the SENDER environment variable to construct a Return-Path: 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_ line.

--verbose, -v
print a status message on success

AUTHOR

Written by Charles Cazabon.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <charlesc-getmail-bugs [at] pyropus.ca>.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 1998-2019 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.

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for getmail_mbox is maintained in HTML and plaintext formats. See the included files for details.