Re: Policy: Mail folder creation (Re: Debian mutt package)
On Wed, 9 Dec 1998, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Dec 09, Oscar Levi <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> I think this is a very sensible rationale.
> >> If noone objects I will reassign the bugs against mutt to the policy
> >> package.
> >I think that you may be missing a subtlety of the original report.
> >Mutt does not remove the spool file. Debian's adduser doesn't create
> >an empty one when it creates a new user.
> You are right. I will reassign it to adduser. :-)
No, I object. I don't see any reason for adduser to create the spool
file, mutt should just be able to handle its non-existance gracefully.
Besides, fixing adduser still leaves those using useradd or NIS out to
I see no reason to force the spool file to exist, since MDAs can create it
Scott K. Ellis <email@example.com> http://www.gate.net/~storm/