Using unix mail with maildir format

Bill Campbell freebsd at
Wed Jun 29 18:59:13 GMT 2005

On Wed, Jun 29, 2005, Ean Kingston wrote:
>On June 29, 2005 08:50 am, bsd wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Does anyone know if there is a way to read mail with unix "mail"
>> program?
>The standard mail command only reads mbox formatted mail stores.
>> I've been using this program since couple of years and I am quite
>> happy with It

>> I can't seem to find a shortcut to have It read maildir format

>There is no shortcut. You would have to modify it yourself.

Use a better character mailer, e.g. mutt.

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