General-Purpose Mail Package
|Official GNU Software|
messages— Count the Number of Messages in a Mailbox
Messages prints on standard output the number of messages
contained in each folder specified in command line. If no folders
are specified, it operates upon user’s system mailbox. For each
folder, the following output line is produced:
Number of messages in folder: number
where folder represents the folder name, number represents the number of messages.
The following configuration file statements affect the behaviour of
|debug||See debug statement.|
|tls||See tls statement.|
|mailbox||See mailbox statement.|
|locking||See locking statement.|
In addition to the common mailutils options (see Common Options), the program accepts the following command line options:
Be quiet. Display only number of messages per mailbox, without leading text.
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