Re: Procmail not picking up matches from Recipe
On Saturday, May 3, 2003, at 04:42 pm, Chris Tillman wrote:
I haven't the wit to understand the macro but it seems to be peculiar
to procmail AFAICT
On Sat, May 03, 2003 at 02:25:49PM +0000, Clive Menzies wrote:
I've set up two recipes:
Logfile output from: tac Procmail/pmlog|less:
Subject: Cron <clive@apollo> /usr/bin/getmail
From clive@apollo Sat May 03 13:50:18 2003
procmail: Unlocking "/var/mail/clive.lock"
procmail: Acquiring kernel-lock
procmail: Opening "/var/mail/clive"
procmail: Assigning "LASTFOLDER=/var/mail/clive"
procmail: Locking "/var/mail/clive.lock"
procmail: No match on
This is apparently from the TO_ macro. I don't understand
the need for the one term excluding alphanumerics. But since
the whole term is optional with ?, I don't see how it can affect
One simple approach might be to try a simple ^To:.*@lists.debian.org
to see if that works, then building up this formula piece by piece to
see where it starts failing.
Thanks Chris, I'll try that
I did wonder about that and tried it with *test* in the recipe which
didn't seem to make any difference. Looking through the various
examples it seems that procmail looks for the string and ignores what
comes after - but maybe I've misunderstood - I'll have another look.
procmail: No match on "^Subject:.*test"
procmail: Assigning "INCLUDERC=/home/clive/Procmail/rc.testing"
procmail: Assigning "MAILDIR=/home/clive/Mail"
procmail:  Sat May 3 13:50:18 2003
I am collecting mail every 10 minutes (cron job) and I've been sending
test messages with the subject " a test 1 " etc. I'm also receiving
Your recipe for test says the subject must _end_ with 'test'.