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Bug 8244 - Wrong spool directory (or spool dir missing) in /usr/bin/Mail
Summary: Wrong spool directory (or spool dir missing) in /usr/bin/Mail
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mailx
Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Florian La Roche
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Depends On:
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Reported: 2000-01-06 22:23 UTC by brat
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-02-03 22:29:59 UTC

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Description brat 2000-01-06 22:23:09 UTC
It looks like the /usr/bin/Mail program has been compiled with the wrong
mail spool directory. AFAK it should be /var/spool/mail. A strings dump
of the program however reveals it is looking in /var/mail. Not sure how
these bug report thingys work exactly- but that's the bug :)

Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2000-02-03 22:29:59 UTC
This seems fixed in the latest mailx package.

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