Fixing local mailbox access... more correctly.

James D Tyler jty at
Thu Jul 21 09:28:40 UTC 2005

In my attempts there was no default selected. the "hack" merely set my users primar group as "mail". using usermod again I set the primary back to jtyler4, and I'll be trying the FCNTL fix you offered up.  

On Friday 15 July 2005 17:06, paul cooke wrote:
> Well, 'none' is dangerous.  Use FCNTL!  (Mhmm, isn't this
> the default?)
> Debian policy ist quite clear (especially paragraph 3)
> Assumed that you don't NFS mount /var/mail,  FCNTL looking is save.
> AFAICS kmail provides no way to to FCNTL + dot locking :(:(
> Achim
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