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rmail.sendmail: handle remote mail received via uucp

NAME

rmail - handle remote mail received via uucp

SYNOPSIS

rmail [-D domain] [-T] user ...

DESCRIPTION

Rmail interprets incoming mail received via uucp(1), collapsing ``From'' lines in the form generated by mail.local(8) into a single line of the form ``return-path!sender'', and passing the processed mail on to sendmail(8).

Rmail is explicitly designed for use with uucp and sendmail.

Flags

-D
Use the specified domain instead of the default domain of ``UUCP''.
-T
Turn on debugging.

HISTORY

The rmail program appeared in 4.2BSD.

BUGS

Rmail should not reside in /bin.

SEE ALSO

uucp(1), mail.local(8), sendmail(8)