The Heirloom mailx package (formerly known as the Nail package) contains mailx, a command-line Mail User Agent derived from Berkeley Mail which is intended to provide the functionality of the POSIX mailx command with additional support for MIME messages, IMAP (including caching), POP3, SMTP, S/MIME, message threading/sorting, scoring, and filtering. Heirloom mailx is especially useful for writing scripts and batch processing.
Download (HTTP): http://downloads.sourceforge.net/heirloom/mailx-12.2.tar.bz2
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Download size: 269 KB
Estimated disk space required: 3.2 MB
Estimated build time: less than 0.1 SBU
User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/mailx
Install Heirloom mailx by running the following commands.
This package does not come with a test suite.
Now, as the
make PREFIX=/usr UCBINSTALL=/usr/bin/install install && ln -v -sf mailx /usr/bin/mail && ln -v -sf mailx /usr/bin/nail && install -v -m755 -d /usr/share/doc/mailx-12.2 && install -v -m644 README mailx.1.html /usr/share/doc/mailx-12.2
make SENDMAIL=/usr/sbin/sendmail: This changes the default MTA path of /usr/lib/sendmail.
UCBINSTALL=/usr/bin/install install: This changes
the default installation path of
/usr/local and the default install command path of
Last updated on 2007-04-04 14:42:53 -0500