On Sat, 10 Apr 2004, Raja Subramanian wrote:
How to manually move the new mails from /var/spool/mail/$USER to
$USER's mbox ?
cat /var/spool/mail/$USER >> $USER/mbox
echo ""> /var/spool/mail/$USER
Updating mail boxes requires carefull file locking to avoid
simultaneous updates (by mta/mda, mua, etc). Add NFS with it's
broken file locking and it's a HUGE headache.
Procmail can be put to work if the above is infeasible.