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Re: Spamassassin Moves Mailbox

From: Kevin A. McGrail <KMcGrail_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Dec 21 2011 - 15:20:09 GMT
To: RW <>

On 12/21/2011 9:11 AM, RW wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Dec 2011 07:34:36 -0500
> Kevin A. McGrail wrote:
>> Actually, procmail is Sendmail's Local Delivery Agent. It *is* the
>> part of Sendmail that delivers the mail to specific folders.
> I don't know whether that was historically true, but procmail is a
> separate project, and one that has been unmaintained for a decade.
Sorry, I should have added "on the server in question" to my statement.
 From what he was describing procmail was being used as the local
delivery agent and he confirmed that changing the procmailrc fixed his
issue. Now, he's technically delivering to a .forward from postfix
calling procmail filtering with spamassassin and delivering at that

> Matthias Andree, a fetchmail maintainer, tried to have it deprecated and
> removed from the FreeBSD ports tree:
Good luck. Did the people who speak fluent .procmailrc try and tar and
feather him? ;-)