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Old 03-16-2006, 10:44 PM   #1
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script to count the mails in an users folder "/var/spool/mail/user"

I wish to know how to write the shell script to count the mails
in a perticular users mailbox.

please help me to solve this problem.
Old 03-16-2006, 10:58 PM   #2
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The easiest way is probably to scan for a unique header:

grep -c "^Return-Path: " mailbox


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