Manual Reference Pages - INSTALL-MH (8)
[Include document /usr/local/lib/mh/tmac.h]
install-mh - initialize the MH environment
When a user runs any MH program for the first time,
the program will invoke install-mh (with the -auto switch)
to query the user for the initial MH environment.
The user does NOT invoke this program directly.
The user is asked for the name of the directory that will be designated
as the users MH directory.
If this directory does not exist, the user is asked if it should be
Normally, this directory should be under the users home directory,
and has the default name of Mail/.
After install-mh has written the initial .mh_profile for
control returns to the original MH program.
As with all MH commands,
install-mh first consults the $HOME envariable to
determine the users home directory.
If $HOME is not set,
then the /etc/passwd file is consulted.
When converting from mh.3 to mh.4,
install-mh is automatically invoked with the -compat switch.
^$HOME/.mh_profile~^The user profile
^Path:~^To set the users MH directory
With -auto, the current folder is changed to inbox.
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