Commit 3af9db89 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman

(rmail): Don't use mbox as inbox by default.

parent 4fbc6fa6
......@@ -76,9 +76,9 @@ It is useful to set this variable in the site customisation file.")
;;;###autoload
(defconst rmail-primary-inbox-list nil "\
*List of files which are inboxes for user's primary mail file ~/RMAIL.
`nil' means the default, which is (\"/usr/spool/mail/$USER\" \"~/mbox\")
\(the first name varies depending on the operating system,
*List of files which are inboxes for user's primary mail file `~/RMAIL'.
`nil' means the default, which is (\"/usr/spool/mail/$USER\")
\(the name varies depending on the operating system,
and the value of the environment variable MAIL overrides it).")
;; These may be altered by site-init.el to match the format of mmdf files
......@@ -226,8 +226,7 @@ that file, but does not copy any new mail into the file."
(null file-name-arg)
(setq rmail-inbox-list
(or rmail-primary-inbox-list
(list "~/mbox"
(or (getenv "MAIL")
(list (or (getenv "MAIL")
(concat rmail-spool-directory
(user-original-login-name)))))))
;; Convert all or part to Babyl file if possible.
......@@ -383,7 +382,7 @@ Instead, these commands are available:
\\[rmail-expunge-and-save] Expunge and save the file.
\\[rmail-quit] Quit Rmail: expunge, save, then switch to another buffer.
\\[save-buffer] Save without expunging.
\\[rmail-get-new-mail] Move new mail from system spool directory or mbox into this file.
\\[rmail-get-new-mail] Move new mail from system spool directory into this file.
\\[rmail-mail] Mail a message (same as \\[mail-other-window]).
\\[rmail-continue] Continue composing outgoing message started before.
\\[rmail-reply] Reply to this message. Like \\[rmail-mail] but initializes some fields.
......@@ -518,8 +517,8 @@ Instead, these commands are available:
"Move any new mail from this RMAIL file's inbox files.
The inbox files can be specified with the file's Mail: option. The
variable `rmail-primary-inbox-list' specifies the inboxes for your
primary RMAIL file if it has no Mail: option. These are normally your
~/mbox and your /usr/spool/mail/$USER.
primary RMAIL file if it has no Mail: option. By default, this is
your /usr/spool/mail/$USER.
You can also specify the file to get new mail from. In this case, the
file of new mail is not changed or deleted. Noninteractively, you can
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