>Hi Mik,
>not quoting anything because your posting is too ill-formatted.
>Yours is a frequently answered question.  The directory /var/mail/
>is intended for individual user mailboxes.  If you need a directory
>for a different purpose - like mailbox subhierarchies for virtual
>domains - create a different directory.
>If you want to do daily checks on that different directory checking
>for a different format, implement your own checks in daily.local(8).

That is the correct answer.

The files in /var/mail already have some pretty tricky locking
requirements, so there is no way we're going to encourage placement of
other objects in there.

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