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NAME

rmail − handle remote mail received via uucp

SYNOPSIS

rmail 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.

SEE ALSO

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

HISTORY

The rmail program appeared in 4.2BSD.

BUGS

Rmail should not reside in /bin.

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