[Alpine-info] Permissions of user mailboxes in /var/mail
pine at jamescharles.eu
Sat Mar 29 09:49:44 PDT 2008
> "If I understand your question correctly, the answer is yes. It is OK for
> mailbox files in /var/mail to be protected 0600 without any specific group
> setting. In fact, this is the normal and expected protection for mailbox
> files for the UW c-client library.
> "Nothing in any version of Pine, Alpine, UW imapd, ipop3d, or any other UW
> c-client based application has any dependency upon a mailbox file being
> accessible by group mail.
This being the case, is there any way to stop Alpine whinging about the
fact that my INBOX doesn't have 1777 protection every time I open it?
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