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Package: bsd-mailx (8.1.2-0.20180807cvs-1 and others)

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bsd-mailx is the traditional simple command-line-mode mail user agent. Even if you don't use it, it may be required by other programs.

The /usr/bin/mail command provided by this package is a very simple one, and does not include many features that can be found in more advanced mail user agents.

For example bsd-mailx DOES NOT support:

 - MIME           (i.e. no attachments, no UTF-8 or other charsets support);
 - SMTP protocol  (/usr/sbin/sendmail interface only is used);
 - POP3/IMAP      (bsd-mailx reads local mailboxes only);
 - maildir format (traditional mbox only format is supported).

If the above features are needed, please consider installing another package providing similar /usr/bin/mail interface:

 - s-nail package,
 - or mailutils package.

Tags: Implemented in: C, User Interface: Command Line, Electronic Mail: SMTP Protocol, mail::user-agent, network::client, Network Protocol: SMTP, Role: Program, Application Suite: suite::bsd, works-with::mail

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Architecture Version Package Size Installed Size Files
alpha (unofficial port) 8.1.2-0.20180807cvs-1 88.4 kB195.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 8.1.2-0.20180807cvs-1+b1 87.3 kB175.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 8.1.2-0.20180807cvs-1 85.6 kB178.0 kB [list of files]
armel 8.1.2-0.20180807cvs-1 79.9 kB153.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 8.1.2-0.20180807cvs-1 80.3 kB129.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 8.1.2-0.20180807cvs-1 85.3 kB174.0 kB [list of files]
i386 8.1.2-0.20180807cvs-1 92.3 kB189.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 8.1.2-0.20180807cvs-1 82.0 kB161.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 8.1.2-0.20180807cvs-1 86.2 kB196.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 8.1.2-0.20180807cvs-1 85.9 kB182.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 8.1.2-0.20180807cvs-1 81.9 kB193.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 8.1.2-0.20180807cvs-1 91.4 kB258.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 8.1.2-0.20180807cvs-1 92.5 kB258.0 kB [list of files]
riscv64 (unofficial port) 8.1.2-0.20180807cvs-1 83.0 kB147.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 8.1.2-0.20180807cvs-1 85.0 kB182.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 8.1.2-0.20180807cvs-1 91.1 kB154.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 8.1.2-0.20180807cvs-1 80.2 kB174.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 8.1.2-0.20180807cvs-1 87.2 kB161.0 kB [list of files]