General-Purpose Mail Package
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Following commands quit the program:
Terminates the session. The messages, marked with
removed. The messages in state ‘read’ and ‘saved’ are
processed depending on the mailbox they are in.
hold variable. If
it is not set (the default), the messages are moved to the user’s
hold is set, the messages are held in the
system mailbox instead.
The default behavior for ‘saved’ messages is to remove them
from the system mailbox. If, however, the
is set, they are preserved using the same rules as for ‘read’
For non-system mailboxes, both ‘read’ and ‘saved’ messages are retained in their current location.
The same rules are followed when the mailbox is switched using the
The program exits to the shell, unless saving the mailbox fails, in which case user can escape with the exit command.
Program exits to the shell without modifying the mailbox it operates upon.
Typing EOF (‘C-D’) alone is equivalent to ‘quit’.
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