OT: Procmail not recognising /etc/procmailrc?
john at jnielsen.net
Fri Oct 12 12:30:42 PDT 2007
Quoting Lisa Casey <lisa at jellico.com>:
> This is kind of off topic for this list, but I know a lot of FreeBSD
> Admins use Procmail, so hopefully someone here can help.
> I'm running procmail 3.22 on FreeBSD. I verified that procmail does
> work on my system by following the "testing your procmail
> installation" in the ii Procmail Quick Start. Procmail worked
> flawlessly in processing a .procmailrc file in my home directory.
> Problem is, I can't seem to get it to do what is in my
> /etc/procmailrc file. Either procmail doesn't recognise the
> /etc/procmailrc file, or my syntax in that file is wrong.
As with most FreeBSD ports, procmail on FreeBSD looks under
/usr/local/etc for its configuration information. Just use that path
instead of /etc in any non-FreeBSD documentation you encounter and you
should be fine.
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