uupick - Accepts or rejects files transmitted to a user by uuto
command accepts or rejects files that
command has transmitted to a designated user ID.
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only for files sent from
the specified system. System names must contain only ASCII characters.
When the files have arrived, the rmail command notifies the recipient, who then issues the uupick command to receive and handle the files.
Specifically, uupick searches the public directory on the local system for files with some form of the following name:
where user is the user ID of the user issuing the command.
For each entry (file or directory) found, uupick displays the following message: from system: [file file] [dir directory] ?
command then waits for a response from
standard input to determine the disposition of the file or directory. Issuing
command with the appropriate file-handling option
completes the transfer.
After notifying the user that a file was sent from
(question mark), prompting for one of the following file-handling options:
Displays all file-handling options.
Moves on to the next entry in the
files currently in the
directory into a specified directory
on the local system. The default is the current working directory. Use a
full or relative pathname to specify a different directory.
Deletes the specified file.
Moves the specified file to a specified directory. If
is not specified as a complete pathname, a destination
relative to the current directory is assumed. If
is not specified at all, the default is the current working directory on the
Displays the contents of the file on the terminal screen.
Stops processing and exits from
Escapes to a shell to run the specified command. After the
command executes, it returns automatically to
you can continue to handle the
files in the
To receive file1 sent with the uuto command from user msg on system zagreb, enter: uupick
The system responds: from system zagreb: file file1 ?
Commands: ct(1), cu(1), rmail(1), tip(1), uucico(8), uucleanup(8), uucp(1), uuencode(1), uulog(1), uuname(1), uusched(8), uusend(1), uustat(1), uuto(1), uux(1)