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Re: More checkpassword woes / MD5

On Wed, May 22, 2002 at 10:31:19AM -0700, Grant Smith wrote:
> 2. This one is more serious. I use automatic home directory creation. The home 
> directory is only created when the user receives his first email. If the user 
> tries to check his email using pop before he has received any email, he will 
> get an "authentication failure". I propose that checkpassword be modified 
> somehow to create the home directory if it doesn't exist. Can this be easily 
> done, or is there a better way of handling the issue ?
i fixed this one by sending an autmated mail by adding an mail account.
something like Welcome to blah ...