On Mon, Jul 07, 2008 at 11:22:19PM -0700, Rem P Roberti wrote: > > > > > > Probably the wrong forum for this, but since it's on a freebsd system: > > > > > > I have mutt installed on two other freebsd computers. I fetch pop > > > mail via getmail, and procmail puts things where they belong. I just > > > installed freebsd 7.0 on another computer with what I thought were the > > > exact same settings for all of the mail programs involved. When I try > > > to retrieve mail I get this error message: > > > > > > Delivery error (command procmail 3695 error (127, exec of command > > > procmail failed (refuse to invoke external commands as root or GID 0 > > > by default))) > > > > > > I'm a relative newbie here and would appreciate it if someone could > > > give me a heads up on this. > > > > > > Rem > > > > Are you running getmail as root? > > Boy, I hope not. And I have this entry in my aliases file: > > root: rem > > so I'm not collecting mail as root. >
What does your getmailrc look like? I've got this section in there. You should have similar: [destination] type = MDA_external path = /usr/local/bin/procmail user = frank -- Frank Contact info: http://www.shute.org.uk/misc/contact.html _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"