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Re: Error when attempting to start inetd
- From: "IfThenSoftware" <ifthensoftware at hotmail dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2007 18:07:57 -0700
- Subject: Re: Error when attempting to start inetd
René Berber wrote:
Wrong again, I have a soft link, not a hard link. It doesn't make a
but you could also use:
ln -s /var/mail /var/spool/mail
But there's something wrong here, you said /var/mail does exist, it didn't
case. I had /var/spool/mail and created the link as `ln -s
/var/mail`, I used the wrong order after looking at your message, but I
think it is right.
I think /var/mail exists because I followed the instructions in this
Better debug at the imapd level, run imapd:
* PREAUTH [CAPABILITY IMAP4REV1 LITERAL+ IDLE UIDPLUS NAMESPACE CHILDREN
MAILBOX-REFERRALS BINARY UNSELECT ESEARCH SCAN SORT THREAD=REFERENCES
THREAD=ORDEREDSUBJECT MULTIAPPEND] Pre-authenticated user rberber black
IMAP4rev1 2006i.385 at Wed, 15 Aug 2007 19:22:22 -0500
* BYE black IMAP4rev1 server terminating connection
a01 OK LOGOUT completed
You probably will get the error when the user's mailbox can't be found.
there's no error then I was wrong and imapd uses
/var/mail/<username> (of course it could be exim the one using
imapd will not see the messages.)
I don't have an imapd, all I have is a uw-imapd. When I run it, it does not
give any output.
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