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COUNTMAIL(6)                   BSD Games Manual                   COUNTMAIL(6)

NAME
     countmail -- be obnoxious about how much mail you have

SYNOPSIS
     countmail

DESCRIPTION
     The countmail program counts your mail and tells you about it rather
     obnoxiously.

HISTORY
     The countmail program first appeared in NetBSD 1.3.  countmail was first
     written by Noah Friedman <friedmanATsplode.com> in 1993.  This version was
     written by Charles M. Hannum <mycroftATNetBSD.org>.

CAVEATS
     The read loop is horrendously slow on every shell implementation tried.
     countmail uses from(1) and wc(1) instead, though these are not shell
     builtins.

SEE ALSO
     from(1)

BSD                             October 3, 1997                            BSD