Re: [offtopic] Re: 2.1.131 first impressions

Jamie Lokier (
Mon, 7 Dec 1998 12:09:13 +0000

On Mon, Dec 07, 1998 at 12:43:42AM -0800, Jauder Ho wrote:
> NFS based mail is evil regardless of this buglet or not. Try using IMAP or
> POP instead.

NFS mail is faster (because of the kernel cacheing) :-)

POP & IMAP don't work with all useful mail clients

You can use fetchmail, but then you don't have roving access to your spool
(unless your home directory is NFS-mounted)

If your home directory is NFS-mounted (any *many* are), the same
problems as with an NFS mail spool apply.

So it still has to be fixed.

-- Jamie

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