Fetchmail and Procmail
Mon Jul 26 14:42:00 GMT 2004
On Sun, Jul 25, 2004 at 05:19:26AM -0700, George wrote:
> 1. I'm getting an error about a "suspicious ~/.procmailrc" file. I'm
> guessing this is a permissions problem. If that's the case, could
> someone let me know what the correct permissions should be? For the
> moment, using a '/etc/procmailrc' seems to be the only thing that
See the procmail man page.
> 2. Procmail seems to be rather slow. I don't know whether this is
> normal, but I've timed one mailbox download and it's taking on average
> 10 minutes to process 317 messages (2MB total)
It's fast enough for me, 10,000 - 30,000 messages per month -- even on a
PIII 500 MHz. Have you tried your test case on a Unix box? If so, is
it significantly faster?
> Also, is procmail supposed to be called for each individual message?
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