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'cmail' is a simple mail counting tool. It reads in a config file and returns which mailfiles contain mail, how much mail, and how many new messages. It can count messages in mbox style mailfiles, gzipped mbox files, POP3, Maildir, IMAP, POP3/SSL, and IMAP/SSL accounts.


version 4.02 (developmental)
released on 4 September 2002



LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
BSD 2ClauseJanet Casey4 September 2002

Leaders and contributors

Chip Marshall Maintainer
Ben April Contributor
David McNett Contributor

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use Perl
Weak prerequisite Term_ANSIColor (support for colors)
Weak prerequisite IO_Socket_SSL = (for POP3 and IMAP over SSL support)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 3 November 2004.


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