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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
Check that.

> If someone can help me with this problem, I would be very, very 
> pleased.

Hope it helps.

> thanks in advance,

My pleasure.

> Marc


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