On Thu, 13 Jan 2000, Xu Li Hua wrote:
> I have trouble in using Sendmail in Slackware Linux.
> My username often appreared in the /usr/tmp/.pop directory.
> Then I can't get my mail.
> Why it happens? How can I disable this function?
This has nothing to do with Sendmail, which is not involved in the process
of 'getting your mail' - this files are lock files managed by your POP3
server. If you disconnect in the middle of a POP3 session your server
might fail to clean up after itself - this occasionally happens here using
Qpopper, but not very often. If it is happening very frequently you should
probably look at your POP3 server and client programs, and perhaps
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