Bug 17461 - the -u option in /bin/mail does not work
Summary: the -u option in /bin/mail does not work
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 16485
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mailx
Version: 6.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Florian La Roche
QA Contact:
: 17816 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2000-09-13 05:26 UTC by Joachim Backes
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2000-11-02 13:48:14 UTC

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Description Joachim Backes 2000-09-13 05:26:24 UTC
Using the mail command as the root user, the option "-u <some user>" has no
effect. On the other hand, the equivalent command
mail -f /var/spool/mail/<some user> works correctly as described.

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2000-11-02 13:48:12 UTC
*** Bug 17816 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2000-11-02 14:12:48 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 16485 ***

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