System mail

perryh at perryh at
Tue Aug 31 08:11:32 UTC 2010

Polytropon <freebsd at> wrote:

> On Mon, 30 Aug 2010 11:59:46 -0700,
> Rem P Roberti <remegius at> wrote:
> >   At this time system mail is being delivered to /var/mail/<user>,
> > which is the normal way of doing things.  Is it possible to have
> > system mail delivered to an email client, such as Thunderbird or
> > Mutt?
> No. Per definition, a mail client (mail user agent - MUA) can not
> be the target of mail delivery ...

Depending on what the OP had in mind, ports/mail/procmail might turn
out to be (at least part of) a solution.

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