Exim/fetchmail/procmail - bad mail files
OK so I give up trying to figure this one out :-(
I've got exim up and running. I used eximconf and selected option
2. I also have fetchmail and procmail up and running.
Mail comes in from mail.linux.com using imap. The connection is
tunnelled over ssh. The connection goes fine and my proc.log shows
mail being received and filtered to my mail folders.
I can fire up mutt, and point it at a mailbox (any) and I get:
/firstname.lastname@example.org is not a mailbox.
This also occurs on loading mutt, but with
The mail files themselves look like this:
Received: from mail.linux.com
by localhost with IMAP (fetchmail-5.3.4)
for jg@localhost (single-drop); Fri, 21 Jul 2000 20:47:26 +0100 (BST)
Received: from seralph10.essex.ac.uk (seralph10.essex.ac.uk [18.104.22.168])
by mail.linux.com (8.9.3/8.9.3) with ESMTP id GAA24469
for <email@example.com>; Fri, 24 Mar 2000 06:57:57 -0800
Received: from sunlab19.essex.ac.uk
([22.214.171.124] helo=sunlab19 ident=jmkgre)
by seralph10.essex.ac.uk with esmtp (Exim 3.13 #1)
for firstname.lastname@example.org; Fri, 24 Mar 2000 14:57:56 +0000
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2000 14:57:55 +0000 (GMT)
From: Green J M K <email@example.com>
Subject: vrml link
Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=US-ASCII
[ at which point more emails follow ]
This format is identical to /var/spool/mail/jg.
I'm told that the formatting is wrong and that exim is to blame.
However I am unable to find anyone in IRC who knows exim to help.
Over to you guys - help!