you've got mail

Erika Pacholleck pchllck at
Sat Nov 2 00:32:36 PST 2002

[02.11.2002] Erika Pacholleck <-- :
> [01.11.2002] James Drabb <-- :
> > How do I get rid of the the annoying "you've got mail" message?
> > 
> > I changed /etc/login.defs to have MAIL_CHECK_ENAB     no
> > but I still get that silly message.
> Did you logout and login again? It should be gone then.

Addition, just in case it is still there, sorry I forgot you might
have something set here.
Make sure bash does not have any mail information:

unset MAIL MAILPATH    # has precedence over MAILCHECK
export MAILCHECK="-1"  # anything <= zero

Definitly all I know how to get rid of it.
Erika ...---...: pacholleck at nexgo dot de
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