A little additional information...it was suggested that I try to su to
vpopmail and run the maildrop command...here's what I got from that:
When I compiled, I used the following configure options, and not that
seekable is enabled (by default)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Benjamin Tomhave [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: Friday, March 28, 2003 1:59 PM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: [vchkpw] modifying .qmail-default breaks delivery
> This might be a qmail question, not a vpopmail question, but thought I'd
> start here first. Please point me away if appropriate. I am working on a
> new mail system (based on RH8), based mostly on Bill's toaster scripts. I
> have qmail 1.03 + vpopmail 5.3.19 w/ mysql + qmail-scanner (clamav,
> SpamAssassin) + maildrop 1.5.2. Under default configs, with qmail-scanner
> running, everything works swell. However, as soon as I modify the
> .qmail-default file to be "| maildrop ../mailfilter" where the mailfilter
> VPOP="| /home/vpopmail/bin/vdelivermail '' bounce-no-mailbox"
> to "$VPOP"
> ...then mail delivery ceases to work. I started out with a full-fledged
> mailfilter script, but have simplified to the above just to
> verify that the
> handoff works correctly.
> Does anybody have any ideas on why switching to this would break delivery?
> I'm wondering if my maildrop is buggy or something. I'm working
> with v1.5.2
> on a RH8 platform, compiled clean last week. No upgrading involved.
> Permissions all appear good. All files/dirs are owned by vpopmail:vchkpw,
> the .qmail-default is chmod 600 and the mailfilter is in
> /home/vpopmail/domains and is chmod 400. Just at a complete loss here and
> nearing wit's end...
> Thank you,
> Benjamin Tomhave, Senior Systems Engineer
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sofast Communications www.sofast.net