/etc/procmailrc vs ~/.procmailrc

Jason Tishler jason@tishler.net
Fri Mar 5 16:29:00 GMT 2004


On Thu, Mar 04, 2004 at 02:38:38PM -0800, Peter Wisnovsky wrote:
> I'm using fetchmail with procmail. My fetchmailrc says
>     poll y.c protocol pop3 username x keep mda "procmail -d %T"
> When my procmailrc is in ~/.procmailrc I get errors of the form:
>     reading message x@y.c of 30 (2268 octets) ..procmail: Suspicious
>     rcfile "/home/psw/.procmailrc"
>     procmail: Couldn't read "/home/psw/.procmailrc"
>     not flushed

The above is usually due to a permissions problem.  Is fetchmail running
under psw?  What does "ls -l /home/psw/.procmailrc" indicate?


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