Re: merged messages mystery (new, improved! with null-padded email sample)
On Thu, 5 Apr 2001, Louis-David Mitterrand wrote:
> It's a possibility but I am leaning in another direction right now:
> I suspect a problem with /var/spool/mail 's permissions.
I agree. see my reply to the bug report you sent in.
> /usr/share/doc/uw-imapd-ssl/bugs.txt.gz one can read:
> . /tmp, /usr/tmp or /var/tmp (if present), and the mail spool directory
> must be protected 1777 (world write with sticky bit); otherwise
> mailbox locking and updates won't work.
UW also provide a little program called mlock that handles locking when
the modes aren't 1777. Debian uses that. So this section of the
documentation isn't relevant for us.
Jaldhar H. Vyas <email@example.com>