Re: missing /var/mail
On Sat, Feb 02, 2008 at 11:22:50AM -0500, "Douglas A. Tutty" <email@example.com> was heard to say:
> On Fri, Feb 01, 2008 at 09:45:42PM -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
> > > There are other mailbox formats, most notably Maildir, which store each
> > > message in a separate file. If the system drops while a file is being
> > > written and that file's data is lost, then you only lose one message
> > > instead of the whole mailbox.
> > That's exactly what I meant
> OK. With stock Debian's exim4 and mutt, how do I switch from mbox to
> maildir? I assume that once I do, the user's interaction with the mail
> from within Mutt will look the same?
I believe that if you dpkg-reconfigure exim, you get a prompt asking
whether to use Maildir.