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Re: exim brocken in test debian-edu-squeeze?



Hi,

On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 12:33:33PM +0100, Andreas Schockenhoff wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Sat, 2011-02-19 at 12:21 +0100, Andreas B. Mundt wrote:
> > > But exim seems to be broken no mail delivery to root. 
> > 
> > Right. Hmm. Permissins on /root seem not to allow the transport of
> > mail to root's mbox. Where is root's mail usually being delivered to?
> > Perhaps we have to change that location if we want to keep the
> > restrictive permissions. 
> exim I have figured out like to deliver mail to /var/mail/mail instead of 
> root on other systems. Also if root stands in /etc/alias. No idea
> why exim do this or if this is our problem.
> 

Hm, in the exim config I have for the rootmail transport:

rootmail:
  driver = appendfile
  delivery_date_add
  envelope_to_add
  file = /var/mail/root
  no_maildir_format
  mode = 0600
  no_mode_fail_narrower
  return_path_add
  user = mail

No idea why this is ignored. :(

   Andi


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