Bug 250739 - cannot create account for local mail spool
cannot create account for local mail spool
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 243748
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: evolution (Show other bugs)
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x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Matthew Barnes
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-08-03 07:33 EDT by Ivan Sedo
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-08-03 08:28:05 EDT
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Description Ivan Sedo 2007-08-03 07:33:03 EDT
Description of problem:
I want to create account to read messages from my local mail spool.
If I go to /var/spool/mail in path configuration dialog spool files are grayed
out. If I pass the user name by hand to the location part of this dialog I get
"The folder could not be created, error accessing file /var/mail/user: File exists"

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
evolution-2.10.3-1.fc7

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Invoke Evolution Account Assistant
2. Select local delivery in Receiving Email tab
3. Try to select you spool file (/var/spool/mail/user)
  
Actual results:
Cannot select particular mail spool file thus no such account is available in
Mail Window. If I go to /var/spool/mail in path configuration dialog spool files
are grayed out. If I pass the user name by hand to the location part of this
dialog I get "The folder could not be created, error accessing file
/var/mail/user: File exists"

Expected results:
User should be able to select mail spool file.


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Comment 1 Matthew Barnes 2007-08-03 08:28:05 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 243748 ***

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