On Thu, 28 Dec 1995, Mark Whetzel wrote:
> All IBM RS6000 systems running AIX 3.2.x have the Mlocal mailer pointed
> to /bin/bellmail. That program is installed as:
> # ls -la /usr/bin/bellmail
> -r-sr-sr-x 1 root mail 30388 Dec 24 1993 /usr/bin/bellmail
/usr/bin/bellmail is the original Version 7 mailer. It should be the
same as /bin/mail on other systems.
> Ask IBM why they did this.. Causes all kinds of havoc if you try to
> NFS share the mail spool directory with a NON-IBM box, (like a SUN) that
> keeps insisting to making NEW mail files 600, users ownership and group.
This will only be the case when you try to NFS share the mail directory
with any Berkely-based system.
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