Re: [Evolution] attachments issue

On Thu, 2013-05-16 at 16:43 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
On Thu, 2013-05-16 at 09:54 -0400, Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
It would require dark arts to make a non-root user with a home
directory of "/root".

It's not what the user needs to do, it's enough to give the user
permission to use the path and only to tell Evolution to use this path,
simply make /home/user/.../mail a link to /root/...

  And you'd be in clear and blatant violation of
the LINUX file-system standard documents.

Correct, but that's not important for some users, there's no Linux
police doing a drumhead trial, the user is free to set up a Linux any
way (s)he likes.

That's absolutely true. Just don't expect anyone else to be able to give
you useful advice if you do it. There has to be a minimum common ground
for people to be able to talk to each other, and that common ground is
embodied in a whole set of implicit assumptions that are the foundation
of a list like this one.


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