At 09:34 2009-09-29 -0500, Groups Account wrote:
In the procmail rc I have:
We'll have to presume this is for the generic email address you're mailing
to this list from. The fact that you're choosing to deliver to a mailbox
filename which may or may not be your system mailbox or something in your
user home directory only helps to further confuse the matter.
when the filter matches the procmail errors with:
procmail: Match on "^X-Spam-Level: \*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*"
procmail: Locking "junk.lock"
procmail:  Sun Sep 27 15:02:48 2009
procmail: Error while writing to "_IzC,oT8vKB.lexoncom.com"
procmail: Lock failure on "junk.lock"
Lock failure is most telling. This generally implies a permissions
failure. I'm prone to believe that you're trying to write to a directory
other than within your home dir. The filenameing in the "Error while
writing to" further implies that you're using maildir format - where you're
not just writing to the one file in the mailspool that you own, but you're
trying to create others (which, the lockfile is as well, though ideally,
you'd have other lockfile strategies available).
It would be helpful to know what the MAILDIR variable is set to at this point.
below is ls of mail directory:
-rw-rw---- 1 junk mail 8267 Sep 27 15:11 junk
~/mail/ or /var/spool/mail/ ? Looks like /var/spool/mail
If indeed it is /var/spool/mail/ then why do you expect you'd be able to
create other files there?
and ls of /var/spool
*[root(_at_)lexoncom spool]# ls -l
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 23 Sep 26 10:49 mail ->
Okay, so above mail ref IS of /var/spool/mail/junk this link may be
confusing things. What are the perms on /shared1/var/spool/mail ?
Sean B. Straw / Professional Software Engineering
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