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On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 16:28:08 +0200, Jarry wrote:
> > It's called the "maildir" mail storage format. I find it very useful,
> Personally I do not see any advantage of it over /var/spool/mail.
> On the other side, separate partitions for /var (with mail) and /home
> (with user files) let me define different quotas for mail and files.
> Well, at least I thought it, until I found out that mail is actually
> in /home too...
You can have maildir and still keep your mail in /var/spool/mail. In this
case, each user has a directory in /var/spool/mail.
Are you using procmail for delivery? If so, you need
at the top of /etc/procmailrc
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Teach him to use the Net and he won't bother you for weeks.