Re:  Balsa personal-confusion....
On Wed, 9 Sep 1998, Phillip Neumann wrote:
> Well I had a confution about the inbox FILE. I tought i was an inbox DIRECTORY
> so i was creating a direcory in the /var/spool/mail named <user>. When i
> realized i change it to a file and all works great. It was a stupid error of
An error is only stupid if it doesn't get fixed :>
> So when i try to make balsa use the suposted inbox `DIERCTORY; i play and
> change with permission and groups of all of these directories: /var /var/spool
> /var/soppl/mail. And now i want to return the defaults.
> What permision, on whats group and who is owner of the files:
root.root 755 (rwxr-xr-x)
root.mail 3775 (rwxrwsr-t)
> Thanks and sorry for the confution......
np, it's nice to be able to answer questions now and then instead
of asking them :>
> PS: Balsa is suposted to be able to recive email from my ISP via POP3 and send
> some emails too, isnit ??? (im working on it.....)
IRRC, Balsa fetches the mail via POP3 and stores it in your local
Inbox. Don't take my word as law though, I found it's IMAP support to be
very weak and went back to pine in a matter of minutes. Hope this helps.