Re: !HELP! How to avoid the mail-lock (fetchpop / popclient)
On Thu, 12 Sep 1996, Marc Weeber wrote:
> Here, at my work I have to retrieve my mail from a novell server. I
> can do this by `fetchpop' or `popclient'. This is all right, but when
> I'm usingthe mailagent Pine as an ordinary user, I only can read the
> inbox file, but I cannot alter it: pine can't get the mailbox lock
> from the incoming folder. However, as root I do not have a problem.
Your inbox must have the following permissions/owner/group:
-rw-rw---- 1 vadik mail 105980 Sep 12 22:16 /usr/spool/mail/vadik
> If someone can help me with this problem, I would be very, very
Hope it helps.
> thanks in advance,
Vadik V. (_` email@example.com http://www.arbornet.org/~vadik/
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