On Sat, Jun 12, 1999 at 01:00:37AM -0500, Aaron Schrab wrote:
At 17:24 -0700 11 Jun 1999, Harry Putnam <reader(_at_)newsguy(_dot_)com>
Nils Vogels <nivo(_at_)wahalla(_dot_)worldonline(_dot_)nl> writes:
Yes it is, maildir support is for usage with MTA's like qmail.
Opps... so does this mean not to use it on a machine running sendmail?
No, sendmail (or just about any MTA) doesn't care what format is used
for storing messages. Even if it did, procmail with maildir support
will only store messages in maildir format if you tell it to do so by
putting a slash at the end of the folder name in a recipe (or in
# no lockfile needed, it's maildir!
But, you should only use it if your MUA (mail user agent, or mail
reader) supports maildir.
My .procmailrc stopped working as soon as I installed the above
This is most likely because either your home directory or the
.procmailrc file itself is writeable by someone other than yourself, the
latest versions of procmail are more picky about permissions than older
versions. To correct this problem, from your home directory you can run
chmod go-w . .procmailrc
Yes, that cured it.
I've since found a different procmail*rpm that doesn't mention
maildir, and installed it:
This rpm is missing lots of example files that were in the
But anyway, back to the original query:
How does one go about funneling outgoing mail through procmail and a