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

Andreas Metzler ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org
Thu Sep 2 17:24:25 UTC 2010

thomas <thomas.bsd at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?

What does
/usr/sbin/exim4 -bt jdoe

cu andreas

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