Re: Strange things like drwx--S--- with elm...
Eric G . Miller wrote:
> Your description of fetchmail opening an elm display does not jibe
> with my experience in using fetchmail.
The reason for this was probably the following entry in my
fetchmail --version gave me the following explanation:
Messages will be delivered with "/usr/bin/elm".
> Generally fetchmail polls a POP or IMAP server for mail and delivers
> it to the local smtp server.
I guess you mean the mail transport agent (exim in my case). Please
correct me if I'm wrong. I changed the mda option to /usr/sbin/exim
anyway. Is this OK? I hope it will work.
> The mail should be delivered to /var/mail/<user> if everything is
> configured properly.
This looks like /var/spool/mail/<user> in my case.
> Do you have a ~/.forward file that may be causing weird behavior?
No. It might have been just the wrong entry for mda. But I will see...
Thanks for your help,