> Cygwin doesn't have a /bin/mail, either. I didn't bring it
> up before because it obviously "doesn't count", so no need
> to jump on it. And I don't use it for mail, but I don't want
> to break nmh on it, either.
For a system that doesn't have a binmail -- like windows -- your argument makes perfect sense. But your claim that 'I didn't install binmail' on a system that includes it, doesn't.
> procmail can be configured to use whatever locking a user
> wants. Let's leave nmh that way, too.
And again, an end user configuring their system into a stupid state is not justification for nmh to follow suit.
How about submitting a patch set that makes nmh work reasonably under cygwin. I'm not the only person who would rejoice.