On 08/19/2014 05:52 PM, Linda Walsh wrote:
I'll have to look into it. Does this also get the mail from
the user to dovecot? That's what I'm stuck on right now.
dovecot doesn't handle my outgoing email -- just IMAP.
With my previous set up, fetchmail brought the mail to the user and
dovecot managed to pick it up there. I didn't have to do anything else
with sendmail, procmail etc. When dovecot was working in the wrong
directory, that was still happening. Now that I've got it out of the
user's directory, dovecot no longer does that.
Don't you just *LOVE* the way people "improve" things?
I use fetchmail to pull it in from the remote server -- that delivers
'sendmail'... which does it's normal thing (incoming in /var/spool/mail).
In my home dir I have a ".forward" file that forwards my incoming
email to my "procmail" equivalent (the perl script that calls
But it just diverts some of the email into folders under ~/mail
Would it be possible to do similar with a symlink from the file in
/var/spool/mail to some directory under ~/mail?
The post-filter stuff that gets through ends up in /var/spool/mail
(which is where fetchmail seems to think it's inbox is).
I'm using classic 'mbox' format -- makes searching and organization
a bit easier for me...
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