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Section - 03.08 How can I automatically delete MH backup files?

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Date: 22 May 1995 06:27:36 -0400

  On System V system, add this to your crontab. If you don't have one,
  put this in a file, and run "crontab file". If your system does not
  support personal crontab files, get your system administrator to add
  an equivalent line to the system crontab file or daily clean-up
  script. Note that some administrators set the prefix character to
  '#'.

    # Remove old MH files
    5 5 * * * find /PATH/TO/HOME/Mail -name ",*" -mtime +5 -exec rm {} \;

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