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Re: exim4 -> local mailboxes

On Mon, Jul 18, 2005 at 12:29:05PM +0200 or thereabouts, Csanyi Pal wrote:
> Hello!
> I use exim4 with smarthost.
> fetchmail get for me the mails from a pop3 mailserver.
> I'm subscribed on a several mailing lists and I want that exim4 
> forwards these mails in the separate mailboxes on my local system.
> I try to use exim4 with procmail; I create the $HOME/.forward file with 
> pipe to procmail:
> "|/usr/bin/procmail -d csanyipal"
> and create the $HOME/.procmailrc with the approppriate lines with 
> mailboxes:
> PATH=/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin
> MAILDIR=$HOME/Mail              
> DEFAULT=$MAILDIR/mbox           
> LOGFILE=$MAILDIR/procmail-log

<snip procmail recipe>

> etc. , but I still get mails in the /var/mail/fetchmail.
> Please help me to configure exim4 and procmail for this task. Thanks!

I have almost an identical setup with exim4/procmail/fetchmail on Sarge. I
don't use a '.forward' file. I simply have a '.fetchmailrc' in my ~/home and a
'.procmailrc' in my home. I would suggest you try a similar setup.

Steve A.
Tuesday Jul 19 2005 08:40:02 EDT
The English have no respect for their language, and will not teach
their children to speak it.
		-- G. B. Shaw

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