Subject: Re: mail locaations
To: Kevin P. Neal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Erik Huizing <email@example.com>
Date: 01/03/2001 03:04:25
I think I found my problem. I su'd to root, and when I went to read my
mail there wasn't any ($MAIL wasn't pointing to the proper mailbox)
The first rule of Fight Club is You Do Not Talk About Fight Club.
// Erik Huizing firstname.lastname@example.org
On Wed, 3 Jan 2001, Kevin P. Neal wrote:
> 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.