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Re: Fetchmail call to procmail no longer works under Cygwin 1.7.1-1
> Evidently if it does not find /home/TBaker/.procmailrc, it does
> not go looking for /home/tbaker/.procmailrc. ÂSince my entire
> file system is based on tbaker, I'd love to find a way to eradicate
> the "TBaker" from my system entirely. ÂThe guy who set up my XP
> installation many years ago set my login as "TBaker" but it has
> never caused any practical problems until now.
$ cd /home
$ cp tbaker/.procmailrc TBaker
$ procmail VERBOSE=on <test.mbox
procmail:  Tue Feb 23 15:22:39 2010
procmail: Rcfile: "/home/TBaker/.procmailrc"
procmail: Assigning "MAILDIR=/home/TBaker"
procmail: Assigning "INCLUDERC=/home/tbaker/u/config/procmailrc/procmailrc"
procmail: Assigning "LOG=
procmail: Assigning "VERBOSE=on"
procmail: Assigning "LOGABSTRACT=all"
procmail: Assigning "MAILDIR=/home/tbaker/u/folders"
procmail: Assigning "DEFAULT=/home/tbaker/u/folders/mbox"
procmail: Assigning "PMDIR=/home/tbaker/u/config/procmailrc"
procmail: Assigning "LOGFILE=/home/tbaker/u/config/procmailrc/procmail.log"
procmail: Opening "/home/tbaker/u/config/procmailrc/procmail.log"
In a pinch, it looks like this would solve the problem, but it is an ugly
workaround. It would be nicer to expunge any references to "TBaker" entirely.
I guess they are in the Win32 registry? I do not find any in my
Hang on... There it is in /etc/passwd...:
and /etc/passwd was last accessed on 2007-11-16, so it would seem
procmail _was_ able
to work with this before the latest update -- if indeed /etc/passwd
has anything to do with
Tom Baker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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