General-Purpose Mail Package
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Following commands quit the program:
Terminates the session. The messages, marked with delete
removed. The messages in state ‘read’ and ‘saved’ are
processed depending on the mailbox they are in.
was operating on the user system mailbox, all
messages in state ‘read’ are preserved. The location where
they are preserved is determined by the hold
it is not set (the default), the messages are moved to the user’s
mbox. If 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 keepsave
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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