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Last change on this file since c284cd25 was c284cd25, checked in by Randy McMurchy <randy@…>, 17 years ago

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY nail-download-http "http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/nail/nail-&nail-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY nail-download-ftp " ">
9 <!ENTITY nail-size "266 KB">
10 <!ENTITY nail-buildsize "2.9 MB">
11 <!ENTITY nail-time "0.05 SBU">
12]>
13
14<sect1 id="nail-package" xreflabel="Nail-&nail-version;">
15<sect1info>
16<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
17<date>$Date$</date>
18</sect1info>
19<?dbhtml filename="nail.html"?>
20<title>Nail-&nail-version;</title>
21<indexterm zone="nail-package">
22<primary sortas="a-nail-package">Nail</primary></indexterm>
23
24<sect2>
25<title>Introduction to <application>Nail</application></title>
26
27<para>The <application>Nail</application> package contains
28<command>nail</command>, a command-line Mail User Agent derived from Berkeley
29Mail which is intended to provide the functionality of the POSIX
30<command>mailx</command> command with additional support for
31<acronym>MIME</acronym> messages, <acronym>IMAP</acronym> (including caching),
32<acronym>POP</acronym>3, <acronym>SMTP</acronym>, S/<acronym>MIME</acronym>,
33message threading/sorting, scoring, and filtering.
34<application>Nail</application> is especially useful for writing scripts
35and batch processing.</para>
36
37<sect3><title>Package information</title>
38<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
39<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
40url="&nail-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
41<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
42url="&nail-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
43<listitem><para>Download size: &nail-size;</para></listitem>
44<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
45&nail-buildsize;</para></listitem>
46<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
47&nail-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
48</sect3>
49
50<sect3><title><application>Nail</application> dependencies</title>
51<sect4><title>Optional</title>
52<para><xref linkend="openssl"/> or
53Mozilla <acronym>NSS</acronym> (from
54<xref linkend="mozilla"/> or
55<xref linkend="firefox"/> or
56<xref linkend="thunderbird"/>),
57<xref linkend="heimdal"/> or <xref linkend="mitkrb"/> (for
58<acronym>IMAP</acronym> GSSAPI authentication) and
59<ulink url="../server/mail.html">MTA</ulink></para></sect4>
60</sect3>
61
62</sect2>
63
64<sect2>
65<title>Installation of <application>Nail</application></title>
66
67<para>Install <application>Nail</application> by running the following
68commands.</para>
69
70<screen><userinput><command>make SENDMAIL=/usr/sbin/sendmail &amp;&amp;
71make PREFIX=/usr install UCBINSTALL=/usr/bin/install &amp;&amp;
72ln -sf nail /usr/bin/mail &amp;&amp;
73ln -sf nail /usr/bin/mailx</command></userinput></screen>
74
75</sect2>
76
77<sect2>
78<title>Command explanations</title>
79
80<para><command>make SENDMAIL=/usr/sbin/sendmail</command>: This changes the
81default <acronym>MTA</acronym> path of <command>/usr/lib/sendmail</command>.
82</para>
83
84<para><command>make PREFIX=/usr install UCBINSTALL=/usr/bin/install</command>:
85This changes the default installation path of
86<filename class='directory'>/usr/local</filename> and the default
87<command>install</command> command path of
88<filename class='directory'>/usr/ucb</filename>.</para>
89
90</sect2>
91
92<sect2>
93<title>Configuring <application>Nail</application></title>
94
95<sect3 id="nail-config"><title>Config files</title>
96<para><filename>/etc/nail.rc</filename>, <filename>~/.mailrc</filename> and
97<filename>~/.nailrc</filename></para>
98<indexterm zone="nail-package nail-config">
99<primary sortas="e-nail.rc">/etc/nail.rc</primary></indexterm>
100<indexterm zone="nail-package nail-config">
101<primary sortas="e-nail-mailrc">~/.mailrc</primary></indexterm>
102<indexterm zone="nail-package nail-config">
103<primary sortas="e-nail-nailrc">~/.nailrc</primary></indexterm>
104</sect3>
105
106</sect2>
107
108<sect2>
109<title>Contents</title>
110
111<segmentedlist>
112<segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
113<segtitle>Symbolic Links</segtitle>
114<seglistitem>
115<seg>nail</seg>
116<seg>mail and mailx</seg>
117</seglistitem>
118</segmentedlist>
119
120<variablelist>
121<bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
122<?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
123
124<varlistentry id="nail">
125<term><command>nail</command></term>
126<listitem><para>is a command-line mail user agent compatible with the
127<command>mail</command> command found on commercial Unix versions.</para>
128<indexterm zone="nail-package nail">
129<primary sortas="b-nail">nail</primary></indexterm>
130</listitem>
131</varlistentry>
132
133<varlistentry id="nail-mail">
134<term><command>mail</command></term>
135<listitem><para>is a symbolic link to <command>nail</command>.</para>
136<indexterm zone="nail-package nail-mail">
137<primary sortas="g-nail-mail">mail</primary></indexterm>
138</listitem>
139</varlistentry>
140
141<varlistentry id="nail-mailx">
142<term><command>mailx</command></term>
143<listitem><para>is a symbolic link to <command>nail</command>.</para>
144<indexterm zone="nail-package nail-mailx">
145<primary sortas="g-nail-mailx">mailx</primary></indexterm>
146</listitem>
147</varlistentry>
148</variablelist>
149
150</sect2>
151
152</sect1>
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