Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Philip Webb <purslow@××××××××.net>
To: Gentoo User <gentoo-user@l.g.o>
Subject: [gentoo-user] new machine : mail out, but not in
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2012 23:15:44
1 The rest of my new box is working, but -- as expected -- mail isn't.
2 I can send mail, which is recorded in syslog & arrives at this machine,
3 but I can't grab mail from the 2 mail servers out there (ISP + UoT).
4 The cron job in /var/spool/cron/crontabs is the same as here
5 with the same permissions & syslog says it runs it every 5 min .
6 .fetchmailrc is the same there as here & so is .procmailrc .
7 I've tried remerging Fetchmail Procmail & their deps & checked USE flags.
8 There definitely was mail to download, as the test msgs I sent
9 had been waiting some time when I got them on this machine
10 (yes, I always send 2 of them via each of the mail servers).
12 One thought is that it mb due to the presence of Python3 on the new machine:
13 there's a line at the end of the Fetchmail emerge output
14 which says something re "CPython".
16 Mail is usually difficult to get going, as there are so many pieces
17 & they all have to work correctly. Any suggestions are very welcome.
19 --
20 ========================,,============================================
21 SUPPORT ___________//___, Philip Webb
22 ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto
23 TRANSIT `-O----------O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca