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Re: Resolutions to comments on LSB-FHS-TS_SPEC_V1.0

On Wed, 20 Jan 1999, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

> Given that, it is better to use /var/mail, because the mail inbox
> directory is *not* a spool (a daemon transshipment point -- the mail
> *spool* is /var/spool/mqueue.)  Putting it under /var/spool causes
> disk space management problems.

Moving it on running systems is an nightmare, and there is simply no compelling
reason to do so, imho.


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