Subject: Re: mail locaations
To: Erik Huizing <email@example.com>
From: Kevin P. Neal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/03/2001 00:47:49
On Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 07:06:19PM -0700, Erik Huizing wrote:
> I upgraded to 1.5 not so long ago, and today went to check on the daily
> scripts, and found that the mail queue seems to have moved. Messages get
> stored in /var/mail instead of /var/spool/mqueue.
> Aside from creating a symlink from one dir to the other, is there any way
> to fix this?
Uh, are you sure? Double check that.
On all NetBSD systems I've used (including a few 1.5 boxes here) the
mail that is en-route is saved in /var/spool/mqueue and the mail that
has been received and put into user mailboxes goes in /var/mail.
Do not make a symlink from one directory to the other.
Kevin P. Neal http://www.pobox.com/~kpn/
Seen on bottom of IBM part number 1887724:
DO NOT EXPOSE MOUSE PAD TO DIRECT SUNLIGHT FOR EXTENDED PERIODS OF TIME.