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Old 04-19-2007
How to block mails sent using rmail

Hi,

I have a bunch of cron jobs which sends e-mails to many set of users. My scripts invoked by cron jobs use "rmail" for this. I have to make a test run of the cron jobs and I don't want the users to get mail during my test run. I cannot got to each script and modify rmail as I have lots of scripts. Is there any way to temporarily block "rmail" from sending mails?

Or is there anyway to block mail being sent out from a particular id?

Please throw some light on this.

TIA
Vijay
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Old 04-19-2007
rmail is mail subsystem delivered with emacs. In order to disable it temporarily put the code below into your .emacs file :
Code:
(put 'rmail 'disabled t)		; avoid mbox destruction


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