Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Wed Aug 31 21:09:24 GMT 2005

John Larson <johnwlarson3rd at> writes:

> how do I make mail read the mail. I can read mail
> using mail -f mail. mail being a file that is created
> when mail is sent to a specific user. I have set the
> folder in the home directory .mailrc. what other
> changes do I need to make.

According to "man mail", it should respect the MAIL environment
variable.  [The default, /var/mail, is where sendmail leaves messages
unless you specifically configure mail to be put elsewhere.]

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