[tpop3d-discuss] Unable to open mailbox; it may be locked by another concurrent session

Chris Lightfoot chris at ex-parrot.com
Tue, 25 Feb 2003 16:49:21 +0000

On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 06:23:50PM +0200, Leon Botes wrote:
> -rw-------   1 mailnull  mail   403 Feb 25 18:23 leon

That seems a surprising ownership for leon's mailbox.

> mailspool_new_from_file: stat(/var/mail/leon): Permission denied

... tpop3d is trying to open the mailspool as user `leon',
but that's not working out.

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