> > echo $HOME/Mailbox >$HOME/.forward
> That might work for you, but not for others: If your home directory
> is located in an AFS volume, then you will either need to open the
> directory to a certain pseudo-group/user for WRITES or your sendmail
> (or whatever) will need to run with the CellAdministrator token.
I don't know enough about AFS to have a clue what this means.
What's a CellAdministrator token?
What's the point of a pseudo-group or a pseudo-user?
Let me check my assumptions:
At a minimum, I presume that on a unix system that a process running
under some person's userid can access the user's home directory some
significant fraction of the time.
Then again, I wouldn't be suprised to hear that sendmail fails utterly
under all sorts of random conditions. I don't mind seeing a mail
spool defined for use by programs with as many flaws as sendmail... I
just am hoping that such failure modes don't become too ingrained into
> And /var/mail is standardized (to my knowledge) by SVID and XPG, so
> why re-invent the wheel again?
Hmm.. I wonder why XPG wasn't mentioned earlier? Then again, I don't
know what the relationship of FHS is to SVID and XPG...