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Re: Fetchmail call to procmail no longer works under Cygwin 1.7.1-1
On 02/23/2010 03:37 PM, Thomas Baker wrote:
Evidently if it does not find /home/TBaker/.procmailrc, it does
not go looking for /home/tbaker/.procmailrc. Since my entire
file system is based on tbaker, I'd love to find a way to eradicate
the "TBaker" from my system entirely. The 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.
He should still be shot. ;-)
$ 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
Yeah, I wouldn't go that far when a symbolic link to /home/tbaker would
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
Changing the user name in '/etc/passwd' to use the proper case should
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> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
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