On Sun, 28 Jul 2002, David W. Tamkin wrote:
| Being able to run a test
| condition against a specific message sample would, I should think, be very
| handy not only for debugging an RC; but also for building them.
That's what Sean talks about when he speaks of sandboxes: a safe environment
that won't affect the outside world nor be affected by it.
I looked at the sandbox thing. I'm relatively new to linux. I can drop
to root and restart sendmail. Other than that I leave it alone.
*Most* of what was in the reference was totally greek to me. Given some
time, I could probably work most of it out; but I don't want to do that
You can, at the least, feed a problematic message back to procmail at the
shell prompt, perhaps specifying a test rcfile, just the way you fed it to
OK, this has possibilities except I have no clue about the syntax. If
it's one of the "synopsis" lines at the top of the procmail man pages,
it's got to be the one using -m.
The message that got misrouted is in a text file called "message."
$ procmail * ()\/bk.ru message
$ procmail -m ()\/bk.ru message (doesn't look like the -m synopsis)
$ procmail "bk.ru" message
Everything I've tried at the command line results in a complaint about ()
or causes procmail to wander off into cyberspace.
I won't go into what I don't understand about the \/ - MATCH business.
I'll just wait for one of the villians to come along.
Thanks for the help,
- fleet -
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