Summary: problem with mailtool

From: SILL D E (
Date: Fri Feb 22 1991 - 06:24:56 CST

I wrote:
>Running either the OpenWindows or Sunview mailtools on a SunOS 4.1
>SS1+ gives:
>Mailtool not able to communicate with Mail!
>(Perhaps Mail is not an executable appropriate for this machine.)
>Aborting mailtool!

Allen Myers (...!sun!sunkist!dasun!myers)
Mark Day (
Gretchen Phillips (

Responded, correctly, that the problem was incorrect mode/ownership of
the /var/spool/mail directory. They should be:

drwxrwxrwt 2 root staff 1024 Feb 20 13:05 /var/spool/mail

Thanks again.

Dave Sill (	  It will be a great day when our schools have
Martin Marietta Energy Systems    all the money they need and the Air Force
Workstation Support               has to hold a bake sale to buy a new bomber.

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