Re: Uses of .forward/procmailrc on master/va
On Tue 16 Mar 1999, Fabien Ninoles wrote:
> 1- Which server should I used? va ? master? faure? none of the above?
Master, I'd say. That's where mail to firstname.lastname@example.org is handled AFAIK.
> 2- I currently have a simple .procmailrc who triggered some e-mail
> to some other destinations, depending on the priority. What's the
> best (less CPU usage) way make a default forward? Is :
> * ^.*
> does the work or can I remove the trigger line ('* ^.*')? [Sorry,
> I could test it, but I'm a bit lazy and I'm never sure of the result.]
I think you can remove it. OTOH, using procmail for just this is a bit
> 3- Finally, after trying it locally, I have set one on va. However, mails
> are send back with this heading:
> generated |IFS=' ' && p=/usr/bin/procmail && test -f $p && exec $p -Yf-
> || exit 75 #fabien:
> "IFS='" command not found for address_pipe transport
> This work well on a slink/smail system I have, why not on va? Exim needs
> something different? What?
exim.conf misses "use_shell = true" in the shell_pipe transport.
So, commands are executed directly, and not via the shell. As you're
piping to IFS=', it tries to execute that.
Change your forward to:
or look into using exim's filter rules.
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