> A very unusual problem :
> Every time I open pine, it asks me :
> Move current "sent-mail" to "sent-mail-dec-97" ?
Somehow the ownership of .pinerc in my home directory was changed to root.
I changed it and now it quite :-).
Here is the answer I got :
Pine asks this - usually only once! - at the start of each month, and makes
a note in your .pinerc file that you've already answered the question (so
that it doesn't keep asking), viz.:
# Date last time you were asked about deleting old sent-mail
If it can't modify the .pinerc file (or PINERC. if you're using PC-Pine)
then it will keep asking. Check the ownership and protections on .pinerc and
on the directory it's in.
Thanks to :
CSIRO Wildlife & Ecology
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