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Old 06-06-2005, 04:55 PM   #1
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courier-imap and/var/mail

I understand that courier-imap only enjoys the company of Maildir directories. How do I force my Mandrake 10.1 server to either (a) store messages brought by fetchmail in a Maildir format in /var/mail or (b) store the same messages in /home/user/Maildir

Old 06-08-2005, 12:56 PM   #2
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I think you need to get fetchmail to pipe the messages into procmail which will then put the messages in maildir format.
Old 06-09-2005, 04:25 PM   #3
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thanks david_ross ---- I shall now sweat through that one and see what comes out.


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