386/ix mailx as distributed with 386/ix

D'Arcy J.M. Cain darcy at druid.uucp
Sun Mar 18 08:40:07 AEST 1990

In article <1990Mar15.171151.27801 at actrix.co.nz> john at actrix.co.nz (John Vorstermans) writes:
>What are the bugs in Mailx.  Would appreciate some response as we are at
>present using it on our system.
One bug I found is that the -e option doesn't work properly.  It leaves
a .lock file in the mail directory which causes elm to fail and to take
a bunch of time doing so.  Of course elm could check to see if the process
in the lock file is still alive but it is still a bug in mailx.  BTW mailx
and mail don't have any problem getting past the lock file.

>Email please.
Sorry - against my religion.

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