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Bug 17461 - the -u option in /bin/mail does not work
the -u option in /bin/mail does not work
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 16485
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mailx (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Florian La Roche
: 17816 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2000-09-13 01:26 EDT by Joachim Backes
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-11-02 08:48:14 EST
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Description Joachim Backes 2000-09-13 01:26:24 EDT
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 08:48:12 EST
*** Bug 17816 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2000-11-02 09:12:48 EST

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

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