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authorAndrew G. Morgan <>2000-12-02 08:02:08 +0000
committerAndrew G. Morgan <>2000-12-02 08:02:08 +0000
commit9fb7bba9bd09a2c18d78700739f4500d372e95a9 (patch)
tree2dd7d03f061deaa7096beb6bc65262958102b7e5 /doc/modules
parent74caf6ff817de8e4d6cab5fafa5c01e88fb658b4 (diff)
Relevant BUGIDs: 109219
Purpose of commit: documentation Commit summary: --------------- Jan had a comment to address this PR.
Diffstat (limited to 'doc/modules')
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/doc/modules/pam_mail.sgml b/doc/modules/pam_mail.sgml
index 064b9ffa..a7698d3a 100644
--- a/doc/modules/pam_mail.sgml
+++ b/doc/modules/pam_mail.sgml
@@ -121,6 +121,11 @@ login session optional
+Note, if the mail spool file (be it <tt>/var/spool/mail/$USER</tt> or
+a pathname given with the <tt>dir=</tt> parameter) is a directory then
+<tt>pam_mail</tt> assumes it is in the <it>Qmail Maildir</it> format.
Note, some applications may perform this function themselves. In such
cases, this module is not necessary.
@@ -130,7 +135,7 @@ cases, this module is not necessary.
Then authentication companent works the same as the session component,
-expect that everything is done during the pam_setcred() phase.
+except that everything is done during the <tt>pam_setcred()</tt> phase.
End of sgml insert for this module.