Re: Pine configuration changed
On Sun, 1 Mar 1998, Bob Nielsen wrote:
> In the latest (hamm) pine 3.96L-2, I am getting asked (today, March 1)
> the question:
> To save disk space, delete old SENT mail folder "sent-mail-jan-1998" ?
> everytime I execute pine. Formerly it was only asked once at the
> beginning of each month (maybe it will go away tomorrow!).
> I checked both ~/.pinerc and /etc/pine.conf and neither has anything
> specified for pruned-folders. Is there a way to stop this?
I had the same problem. I discovered that it was ocurring because for some
reason I don't understand my ~/.pinerc file had acquired root permissions and
so couldn't be altered. You need to change the permissions as root.
I don't know what can be done to prevent this from happening in the first
Anthony Campbell Using Linux - Windows-free zone
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