Bug 1237 - Installing procmail-3.11pre7-1.hash2 broke local mail delivery using sendmail
Installing procmail-3.11pre7-1.hash2 broke local mail delivery using sendmail
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: procmail (Show other bugs)
5.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-02-18 21:44 EST by whitem
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-06-29 14:15:04 EDT
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Description whitem 1999-02-18 21:44:04 EST
After installing procmail-3.11pre7-1.hash2 mail could not be
delivered to local or pop mail accounts. Typical error
message follows:

   ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors
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ftp@suntech7.com

   ----- Transcript of session follows -----
procmail: Couldn't create "/var/spool/mail//f/t/ftp"
550 ftp@suntech7.com... Can't create output: Error 0

The only work around thus far was to setup procmail using a
.forward file and .procmailrc file to invoke procmail. See
below:

"|IFS=' ' && exec /usr/bin/procmail -f- || exit 75 #suntech"

Marcus O.
Comment 1 Jay Turner 1999-06-29 14:15:59 EDT
Verify that you are still having the problem with procmail-3.13.1-1
available on the updates site.  Reopen this bug if you still
experience problems.

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