Subject: /var/mail permissions...
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/24/1997 11:44:20
AFAICT, if you install NetBSD from scratch, non-root users can no
longer run mail correctly, because mail will always fail to lock
the mailbox, because /var/mail is not writeable by it.

While the security problem here is obvious, is there any reason
mail isn't being changed to adapt?