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Bug#1710: popclient can't read my mail box

Package: netstd
Version: 1.18-1

popclient fails to read my mailbox whether the following error

[kryten:/home/andrew] popclient -u andrew localhost
Enter mailserver password:
kryten POP3 Server (Version 1.004) ready.
cannot open mailbox /var/spool/mail/andrew

[kryten:/home/andrew] dir /var/spool/mail/andrew
-rw-rw----   1 andrew   mail         1047 Oct 20 17:12 /var/spool/mail/andrew

I have a similiar problem when using 'mail -p'

[kryten:/home/andrew] mail -p
Enter POP password:
mail: opening pop connection: -ERR cannot open mailbox /var/spool/mail/andrew


Dehydration - 34%, Recollection of previous evening - 2%, embarrassment
factor - 91%.  Advise repair schedule:- off line for 36 hours, re-boot
startup disk, and replace head - wow, what a night!
                -- Kryten in Red Dwarf `The Last Day'

Andrew Howell				               andrew@it.com.au
Perth, Western Australia		      howellaa@cs.curtin.edu.au

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