procmail keeps dieing on freebsd 5.4 with postfix

Matt Juszczak matt at
Wed Jun 15 18:44:40 GMT 2005

Ports ... I always use ports.

On Wed, 15 Jun 2005, Warren Block wrote:

> On Wed, 15 Jun 2005, Matt Juszczak wrote:
>> We are currently moving to a new mail server that is FreeBSD-based.  Our 
>> old mail server is a chrooted slackware box that hasn't been upgraded in 
>> years because no one even had access to it for a while (the management of 
>> the company I work for used to stink, its better now).  Our new mail server 
>> has 3000 accounts on it, that are active, but only about 50 of them are 
>> actually functioning (one of our virtual domains).  We haven't switched the 
>> MX record for our main ISP yet, we're waiting to make sure the box is 
>> stable first.  So to answer your question, there is only about a 50-user 
>> lynch mob and most of those users are internal to our ISP (employees, 
>> etc.).... I would not make a change on something that had more live users, 
>> especially paying customers.
>> Our current mail server supports procmail, and we have about 50 users who 
>> use it.  Therefore, thats why I was turning it on on the new server. We're 
>> working on basically mirroring the old server to the new one and making 
>> sure that our change will be swift and efficient.  I've considered using 
>> postfix's internal LDA and just calling procmail from inside a .forward 
>> file for those users who need it/want it ... this might end up fixing the 
>> problems.
> Did you build procmail from ports or bare?  Just asking because there are ten 
> patch files included with the port...
> -Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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