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> I'm trying to copy all incoming mail to a local FIFO file for special purpose
> processing by a Java program. I don't know the best way to do this.
Don't use FIFOs for this. It's a one-way channel with no way for
the receiver to report errors to the sender.
Use SMTP instead. It's a widely-implemented protocol, and I would
be really surprised if there is no implementation for Java.