Commit 2581ab99 authored by Jim Blandy's avatar Jim Blandy

*** empty log message ***

parent 6251ee24
......@@ -515,7 +515,10 @@ argument causes us to read a file name and use that file as the inbox."
(while files
(setq file (expand-file-name (substitute-in-file-name (car files)))
;;>> un*x specific <<
tofile (concat file "~"))
;; The "+" used to be "~", which is an extremely poor choice;
;; it might accidentally be deleted when space is low
;; (as happened to me!).
tofile (concat file "+"))
;; If getting from mail spool directory,
;; use movemail to move rather than just renaming,
;; so as to interlock with the mailer.
......
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