[Imap-uw] mail moved from /var/spool/mail/username to
~username/mbox , only for some users?
klong206 at uw.edu
Wed Apr 13 12:36:12 PDT 2011
Thank you for the response.
Does ~/mbox need to have any data in it to be valid? I have tried
creating a blank file ~/mbox by doing "echo > mbox" and make sure it is
chown to the user, but this did not make the mail copy to this file from
/var/spool/mail when an IMAPd connection is made.
On 4/13/2011 12:32 PM, Yiorgos Adamopoulos wrote:
> Your binaries were compiled with
> This means that if ~/mbox exists, then whenever a program linked with
> c-client (like imapd, ipop3d, alpine) accesses the mail spool
> (/var/mail/username) mail is copied from there to ~/mbox. The
> combination of those two files is INBOX. If ~/mbox does not exist,
> then mail is processed as expected.
Kevin Long, Senior Computer Specialist
University of Washington Department of Statistics
Desk: (206) 685-2303 Cell: (509) 723-6348
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