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Re: Migrating mail from Win95 to WinXP

On Fri, Aug 15, 2003 at 04:16:37PM +0200, Olaf Foellinger wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 15, 2003 at 09:13:40AM -0400, Charles Krug wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 08:15:45PM +0200, Olaf Foellinger wrote:
> > > > What should the permissions be?  I won't be able to verify them until
> > > > I'm home later tonight.
> > > 
> > > You should have read/write access to them of course. The difference
> > > between 95 and XP are the acl's and how cygwin uses them.
> > >  
> > 
> > Okay, I took a look at the procmail log and noticed two things.
> > 
> > First, it didn't like that $HOME/.procmailrc was world-writable.  Fixed
> > with a chmod 644.
> > 
> > Second, it fails when it tries to lock the mailboxes and winds up
> > putting everything in the default mailbox.
> > 
> > The permissions on my mail directory is drwxrwxrwx, whereas here it's
> > just -rw------- (Under Linux).
> Which userId does procmail use ? Your's or another ? Which user an group
> belongs your Maildir to ?
> Gruss Olaf Föllinger

User is "charles", group is "none" under WinXP

I've no idea which userId procmail uses.  I don't do anything in
.fetchmailrc or .procmailrc that changes it.  Does this mean it uses my

I'm trying to use the latest downloaded versions.  On the Win9x machine,
I'm still using Mutt 1.25i, as later versions don't seem to like FAT32
partitions.  Fetchmail and procmail are the same on both machines.


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