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Re: Resolutions to comments on LSB-FHS-TS_SPEC_V1.0

> One simple one - I want my mail on the spool disk. Its in the grows
> randomly, mostly crap, doesnt cause hassle if it fills for a while
> category

That, I believe, is not the majority opinion.  At most industrial
sites, mail spool overflow is a major crisis.

> I have no problem with a "both paths must one work one or more may be a
> symlink". At that point however the FHS should mandate one which may be a
> symlink only. Right now everyone uses /var/spool/mail whats the technical
> reason for using /var/mail that is good enough to justify the change ?

1. Interoperability with other systems.
2. Disk space management.


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