are you using /var/mail?
quinlan at transmeta.com
Wed Jan 20 11:24:43 PST 1999
There is speculation that /var/spool/mail has remained the "real"
standard for Linux despite what FHS 2.0 says.
If you are a Linux developer/distribution/company/etc. currently using
/var/mail (as specified in FHS 2.0) instead of /var/spool/mail, please
let me know. I think glibc 2.1 has made the change to _PATH_MAILDIR in
paths.h, but that's all I know about.
If nobody is using it, we can consider changing it back. If not, then
we'll just specifically allow a symbolic link at /var/mail to point to
the real spool directory (or something like that).
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