SYNOPSIS[-c ] [-f file ] [-s sender ] [user ]
DESCRIPTIONThe utility prints out the mail header lines from the invoker's mailbox.
The following options are available:
- Just print a count of messages and exit.
- -f file
- The supplied file is examined instead of the invoker's mailbox. If the -f option is used, the user argument should not be used. Read from standard input if file name ``- '' is given.
- -s sender
- Only mail from addresses containing the supplied string are printed.
If user is given, the user 's mailbox is examined instead of the invoker's own mailbox. (Privileges are required.)
- If set, the location of the invoker's mailbox. Otherwise, the default in /var/mail is used.
HISTORYThe command appeared in BSD 3.0