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On Thu, May 08, 2003 at 08:16:13AM -0700, email@example.com wrote:
> On Thu, May 08, 2003 at 03:12:10AM -0700, Paul Johnson wrote:
> > On Thu, May 08, 2003 at 05:26:00PM +1000, Russell Shaw wrote:
> > > I got fetchmail and exim running with a pop3 dialup isp, and
> > > mail goes into /var/spool/mail/russell. However, procmail doesn't
> > > seem to do anything with it. Is exim meant to start procmail?
> > Nope. Add |/usr/bin/procmail to your ~/.forward file to get procmail
> > involved int he process.
> Perhaps I missed the start of this thread, but with Debian and Exim you
> don't need a .forward to use procmail.
You're the only one disagreeing with this concept...
> One thing that has caught me is that setting rules in /etc/procmail only
> work if the user has a .procmailrc.
I don't think /etc/procmail is meant to be used for per-user sorting,
but rather to add system-wide rules for dealing with messages or
adding virus scanners, etc, easily.
.''`. Baloo Ursidae <firstname.lastname@example.org>
: :' : proud Debian admin and user
`- Debian - when you have better things to do than fix a system
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