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Re: [Nmh-workers] multiple folders to rcvstore

From: Brian Sammon
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] multiple folders to rcvstore
Date: Tue, 08 Nov 2005 14:29:24 -0500

> I don't understand why you need to privilege any of the locations. I imagine
> that rcvstore will simply take the list of folders, create a message in the
> any arbitrary one, and create links in any additional folders. None of the
> locations are privileged. (Let's ignore how sequences would be specified, for
> now). To the filesystem, all links are identical; there is no preferred link.

On AFS, the network filesystem I've used in the past to store my messages, you 
can't hard-link between two different folders.  I'm not sure what nmh will do 
if you tell it to create a link and it can't create a hard link.  If it falls 
back to symlinks, then one of the locations is privileged.

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