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Mail counting tool

'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.


Download version 4.02 (developmental)
released on 4 September 2002



LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:BSD 2ClauseJanet Casey4 September 2002

Leaders and contributors

Chip Marshall Maintainer
Ben April Contributor
David McNett Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,
GH pageVCS Repository Webview

Software prerequisites

Required to usePerl
Weak prerequisiteIO_Socket_SSL = (for POP3 and IMAP over SSL support)
Weak prerequisiteTerm_ANSIColor (support for colors)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 15 February 2017.


"GH page" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.

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