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Re: missing /var/mail

On Sat, Feb 02, 2008 at 11:22:50AM -0500, "Douglas A. Tutty" <dtutty@porchlight.ca> 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.


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