1. NAME

mailstat - shows mail-arrival statistics

2. SYNOPSIS

mailstat [-klmots] [logfile]

3. DESCRIPTION

mailstat parses a procmail-generated $LOGFILE and displays a summary about the messages delivered to all folders (total size, average size, nr of messages). The $LOGFILE is truncated to zero length, unless the

-k option is used. Exit code 0 if mail arrived, 1 if no mail arrived.

4. OPTIONS

  • -k
        keep logfile intact
  • -l
        long display format
  • -m
        merge any errors into one line
  • -o
        use the old logfile
  • -t
        terse display format
  • -s
        silent in case of no mail

5. NOTES

Customise to your heart's content, this program is only provided as a guideline.

6. AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Santiago Vila < > for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution (but may be used by others).