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Re: duplicate mail Re: [SLUG] Is Linus killing Linux?
- To: Some Linux Users Group <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: duplicate mail Re: [SLUG] Is Linus killing Linux?
- From: Dave Fitch <David_Fitch@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed Feb 21 06:42:18 2001
- Reply-to: David_Fitch@xxxxxxxxx
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On Tue, Feb 20, 2001 at 11:53:18PM +1100, James Wilkinson wrote:
> This one time, at band camp, Mike Holland said:
> >Dean, (and DaZZa too!)
> >please fix your .procmailrc by adding:
> > # Discard duplicate messages
> > :0 Wh: msgid.lock
> > | formail -D 8192 msgid.cache
> >Oila! No more duplicate messages.
> Ba-bow. If you procmail slug as I do, this doesn't work when the
> personal mail arrives first. The one with the slug headers goes to the
> bit bucket and you get half the slug list in your inbox, which defeats
> the purpose of procmailing in the first place.
no, what happens for me is: the one from slug goes to my slug
mailbox, ones sent directly to me go to my inbox. There's no
duplicates and no lost email. The only hassle is you get some
slug email in your inbox - but only ones sent directly to you
(which makes sense).
my procmailrc, remove duplicates first then: