Re: Is there a mail bug?

From: Chris Gilbert (
Date: 10/12/99

Del wrote:
> Someone told me they found a bug in stock mud with mail.
> If a character deletes and is recreated with same name, they say the
> mail will be sent to the first character. Is this correct?
> I can not test it at the moment, so I am askin the list.

I think that's the way, mail is picked up by a matching id number on the
player, IE it's not name specific, so you delete a player you delete
that id, never to be recreated unless you do a pwipe.  It should
probably be deleted by the player delete routine, but it's not.  You
could keep track of names and id numbers and rematch an id number to a

Then again I'm not sure if that answers your question...


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