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Date 2011-02-24.07:03:32
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When opening mailboxes the module checks for errno.EACCES. This doesn't help if the location is mounted read-only. Something like the following (against Python 2.6) would fix it, there are a few other checks in mailbox.py for EACCES too.

--- mailbox.py.orig	2011-02-24 15:02:22.000000000 +0800
+++ mailbox.py	2011-02-24 15:02:05.000000000 +0800
@@ -512,7 +512,7 @@ class _singlefileMailbox(Mailbox):
                     f = open(self._path, 'wb+')
                 else:
                     raise NoSuchMailboxError(self._path)
-            elif e.errno == errno.EACCES:
+            elif e.errno == errno.EACCES or e.errno == errno.EROFS:
                 f = open(self._path, 'rb')
             else:
                 raise
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