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Re: [SLUG] IMAP Question
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] IMAP Question
- From: Jeff Waugh <jdub@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri May 11 12:48:37 2001
- User-agent: Mutt/1.3.17i
<quote who="Andy Eager">
> Given imap's apparent lack of configuration (for anything), how does it
> know which directory to get my mail from [ //var/spool/mail//<user>].
I'm assuming you're using 'imapd', which is the horrible, disgusting, evil
creation that makes a mockery of mail users and admins everywhere... right?
That's where it gets its mail from, full stop. It's the Way.
> Is this one of those programs that needs to be configured in the source
> code ?
Kinda. Just say no. Use Courier IMAP instead, and leave mbox and imapd
behind. Remember, Cookie the Kookaburra says: IT'S OKAY TO SAY NO.
"Linux continues to have almost as much soul as James Brown." -
Forrest Cook, LWN