To: George Georgalis
cc: Aaron Lehmann,
Subject: Re: [svlug] Exim & procmail
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 15:43:55 -0700
From: J C Lawrence
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On Mon, 20 Sep 1999 15:01:51 -0700
George Georgalis wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 02, 1999 at 08:03:16PM +0000, Aaron Lehmann wrote:
>> What's the Right Way to use procmail on exim?

Use the following transport:

driver = pipe
command = "/usr/bin/procmail"
user = ${local_part}
delivery_date_add = true
envelope_to_add = true
return_path_add = true

and director:

driver = localuser
require_files = ${local_part}:${home}/.procmailrc
transport = procmail_pipe

> You can run procmail as a user pretty easily... I call it from
> fetchmail (run as a user).

Ewww. Bad! Bad fido! No chew toy for Fido.

Procmail is intended to be used as, and should be used as an LDA,
not hung off a .forward.

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