[Pkg-exim4-users] dc_localdelivery='maildir_home' has no effect?

thomas thomas.bsd at gmail.com
Wed Sep 1 18:57:20 UTC 2010

2010/9/1 Andreas Metzler <ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org>:
> thomas <thomas.bsd at gmail.com> wrote:
>> However, when I send an email as root to root (for testing), it goes
>> to /var/mail/mail, not to /root/Maildir. I do not understand why. Any
>> clue?
> root is a particulry bad testcase if you did not redcirect it with /etc/aliases.
> /usr/share/doc/exim4-config/README.Debian.gz
> 4.3. No deliveries to root!

Thanks Andreas. I had "root: " with no redirection in /etc/aliases.
But changing this line to "root: jdoe" did not solve the problem. Now
mail to root (and to jdoe) go to /var/mail/jdoe, not to
/home/jdoe/Maildir. Is it normal? Did I miss something?


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