On 2014-08-20 04:02, Linda Walsh wrote:
Carlos E. R. wrote:
Well, if his postfix is configured for maildir format
it isn't sendmail compliant.
Wait. Postfix can use maildir, but it is not the default. So I doubt he has the spool in
It is done by the Local Delivery Agent used by postfix.
* The local(8) delivery agent understands UNIX-style mailboxes, qmail-
compatible maildir files, Sendmail-style system-wide aliases(5) databases,
and Sendmail-style per-user .forward files. Multiple local delivery agents
can be run in parallel, but parallel delivery to the same user is usually
The local(8) delivery agent has hooks for alternative forms of local
delivery: you can configure it to deliver to mailbox files in user home
directories, you can configure it to delegate mailbox delivery to an
external command such as procmail, or you can delegate delivery to a
different Postfix delivery agent.
Also fetchmail can't store directly in that
as well as most clients that can't read it except through IMAP.
No, fetchmail handles mail over to something else, be it the local MTA, be it procmail.
It is that other component which does the filing.
Cheers / Saludos,
Carlos E. R.
(from 13.1 x86_64 "Bottle" at Telcontar)