How to do procmail
bofh at stremler.net
Wed Jul 7 10:48:04 PDT 2004
begin quoting Lan Barnes as of Wed, Jul 07, 2004 at 10:00:29AM -0700:
> On Wed, Jul 07, 2004 at 09:06:39AM -0700, Jon Wahlmann wrote:
> > Speaking of which, I've always wanted to setup an on-server filter system
> > using procmail or whatever is appropriate so I don't have to create
> > multiple copies of the same filters on different e-mail
> > clients/computers.
Then procmail is what you want.
> > Any hints, tips, pointers on how best to handle
> > this? It seems to me, from my previous looks at procmail, that it can be
> > quite unforgiving if you make a mistake in the ordering of filter rules and
> > the regular expressions used inside each rule.
I wonder what "unforgiving" means in this context?
> You could start by changing the topic line so that procmail discussions
> can split off this thread that won't doe and won't go to kooler. Or
> posting anew.
Whee! More Topic Drift!
> I share your interest in procmail hints
The kplug wiki might be a good place to start:
-Stewart "Mboxes work fine if you lock 'em and don't use NFS" Stremler
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