[Pkg-exim4-users] Local delivery to accounts without home directories

Robert Steinmetz AIA rob at steinmetznet.com
Wed Jan 28 21:16:13 UTC 2009

Sebastian Tennant wrote:
> Quoth "Neil S. Briscoe" <neil.briscoe at censornet.com>:
>> If the user doesn't have a home directory, you have to give the poor 
>> mail system some clue as to where it should deliver things.
>> Where did you have in mind?
> The usual location, i.e., the mbox file in the spool directory;
> /var/mail/<user> on a stock Debian box. 
> Seb
There is a configuration option to deliver all mail to /var/spool/<user> 
if that is what you want.
I understood you wanted a conditional delivery, to use /var/spool only 
if there is no user home directory.
I don't know how to accomplish that.

Robert Steinmetz, AIA
Steinmetz & Associates

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