Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Do you know where your variables are?

Re: Re: Re: Mail check?

by odie (Sexton)
on May 24, 2001 at 00:00 UTC ( #82705=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: Mail check?
in thread Mail check?

Well, this will indeed show a change in the spool, but it will not quite tell me if there are messages in it. The md5 check will go off when new mail arrives, but also when mail is read and removed from the spool. =)


I am a manual signature virus. Copy me please!

Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re: Re: Re: Re: Mail check?
by malloc (Pilgrim) on May 24, 2001 at 00:33 UTC
    ahh, i was not thinking completely, thank you. However, you could hack a little checksum update onto the the close of your mail reader through a shell script :) Or, you could do like i do, and just keep a console with pine open all the time, and it will system beep when new mail arrives. Okay, sorry, this is perl discussion, i am just not sure if it is the right tool. -malloc

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://82705]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others scrutinizing the Monastery: (4)
As of 2020-10-29 23:26 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    My favourite web site is:

    Results (274 votes). Check out past polls.