Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 21, 1998 at 04:57:43PM -0300, Phillip Neumann wrote:
> > Promail is for filtering mails isnit?
> > It takes the /var/spool/mail/user file and prosess it??
> It can do that, but I wouldn'r recommend it. Procmail is better used
> as part of the mail delivery process. Which MTA (mail transfer agent)
> are you using? You probably have exim, smail, sendmail or qmail;
> which is it?
I use exim...
> > :0
> > * ^TOdebianemail@example.com
> > debian-english
> As you are filtering to a mailbox, you /must/ use file locking; so,
> put a colon after the 0 on the first line. This is mandatory; you
> will trash your mail if you don't use locking.
mmm, i just want to make me sure what a colon is... "." or "," ??
> > :0
> > * ^TOdebianfirstname.lastname@example.org
> > debian-spanish
> Same here.
> > How do i make it work? First i run fetchmail to get the mails, and
> > then when running `procmail' the xterm stops...
> Procmail expects to see the mail message on stdin. You'd do better by
> putting procmail into the delivery process, so it will process the
> messages automatically, but in order to tell you how it is done, I
> must know a bit of your setup. As I asked above: which MTA are you
Well i use exim...
ok, now how do i put procmail in the deliver proces??
> %%% Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho % email@example.com % http://www.iki.fi/gaia/ %%%
> NOTE: I am migrating to a new setup. There may still be problems with
> my mail/news headers, so *please* trust the above addresses more than
> the addresses in the headers. I hope I'll get this working ASAP.
/ Phillip Neumann /
/ firstname.lastname@example.org /