Re: ipop3d not moving mail from /var/spool/mail to mbox
On Sun, 17 Feb 2002, Jarno Elonen wrote:
> After a recent system update, ipop3d stopped moving users' mail from
> /var/spool/mail to mbox. Now both 'mail' command and pop3 clients show empty
> mailbox even if exim has in fact pumped /var/spool/mail full of new messages.
No concrete solution to the problem, but did you notice that the default
location for the mailboxes has changed from /var/spool/mail to /var/mail?
Try stracing the ipop3d process and look what exactly it's doing...
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