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Re: FC4: has procmail changed in some way?



On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 03:12:00PM -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 08:57:20PM +0200, Alexander Volovics wrote:
> > I installed FC4 today and configured mail using 'postfix',
> > 'mutt' and 'fetchmail/procmail' just as under FC3.
> > However procmail refuses to create '/var/mail/$LOGNAME'
> > with this message from fetchmail: 
> >  fetchmail: reading message awol mail home nl:82 of 87 (4988 octets) ....
> >  procmail: Couldn't create "/var/mail/awo"
 
> Yeah, the file will have to already exist -- /var/spool/mail isn't mode 777.
> (This is the case with FC3 too.)

Yes I know but if I remember correctly in FC3 the file was created
automatically. This does not happen in FC4!
 
> Personally, I avoid the issue by making this the last line in my
> .procmailrc: 
>   :0
>   inbox/

I solved the problem by creating the file by hand with the correct
ownerships en permissions.

Alexander


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