qpopper for root

Charlie Root freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Fri Jun 2 05:37:31 PDT 2006

Robin Becker <robin at reportlab.com> writes:

> that's a good answer and will allow my despamming stuff to work on
> it. I was hoping to be able to clear the root mailbox as well. Is
> there an easy way to do that?

Procmail comes with a nice tool that can do that, called formail.  For
a one-time use, though, it's probably easier to just copy the mailbox
file somewhere  else and delete it.

>                               In practice if I'm not trying to clear
> roots mbox, can I not just forward mail with root's .forward file?

Sure, it will work.

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