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notify [options ]

Inform user when new mail arrives. With no options, indicate whether automatic notification is enabled or disabled.

Note: this command is part of the UPAS mailing system software. Commercial Unix systems all use sendmail , thus, this command isn't applicable.


-m file

Save mail messages to file (default is $HOME/.mailfile ). Applies only when automatic notification is enabled (-y option).


Disable mail notification. -n is used alone.


Enable mail notification.

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