[CentOS-docs] contribute on wiki

Chan Chung Hang Christopher

christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Mon Sep 21 11:27:51 UTC 2009

Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 10:02 PM, Giuseppe Cefaratti
> <gcefaratti at gmail.com> wrote:
>> To setup *Maildir* mail boxes for our example user john we cano use the
>> *“maildirmake”* command.
>> We must do this for existing users and also in */etc/skel* so new users
>> automatically get the same setup.
> I see that.
>> To setup our *Maildir*, change
>> directories to john home and run:
>> maildirmake -f Sent Maildir
>> maildirmake -f Drafts Maildir
>> maildirmake -f Templates Maildir
>> maildirmake -f Junkmail Maildir
> Which mail client is that supposed to be for? And: Don't the mail
> clients create those folders themselves via IMAP if they are needed?
> I've never seen the need to do that (plus: I have no mail client using
> a folder Junkmail).
Nothing to do with mail clients. Those folders need to be in part of 
skel if system accounts will be the basis for mailboxes too. virtual 
mail solutions usually create the necessary directories on account creation.

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