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Linux NetKit (0.17-pre-20000412)
- biff server
is the server process which receives reports of incoming mail
and notifies users if they have requested this service.
receives messages on a datagram port associated with the
The one line messages are of the form:
specified is logged in to the system and the associated terminal has
the owner execute bit turned on (by a
is used as a seek offset into the appropriate mailbox file and
the first 7 lines or 560 characters of the message are printed
on the user's terminal. Lines which appear to be part of
the message header other than the
lines are not included in the output.