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Re: mutt-1.3.24-3 complains of read-only /var/mail/foo

> A quick search of the debian-devel archive didn't turn up
> anything about this, but I might have goofed the search.
> Anyway, mutt-1.3.24-2 works well enough for me, but 1.3.24-3
> won't let me modify /var/mail/foo.

    # chown root:mail /usr/bin/mutt_dotlock
    # chmod 2755 /usr/bin/mutt_dotlock
    $ ls -l /usr/bin/mutt_dotlock     
    -rwxr-sr-x    1 root     mail     /usr/bin/mutt_dotlock

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