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Re: .forward ignored

From: Wietse Venema <wietse_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Oct 13 2011 - 13:59:03 GMT
To: Postfix users <postfix-users@postfix.org>

Nikolaos Milas:
> On 13/10/2011 2:05 ??, Wietse Venema wrote:
>
> > To find out what system call is failing, see the strace instructions
> > in http://www.postfix.org/DEBUG_README.html, and compare strace results.
> >
>
> Thank you Wietsie.
>
> (In the meantime I upgraded to postfix v2.8.5 but the behavior didn't
> change.)

Again, if the same Postfix setup produces different results on
different systems, then the difference is caused by the systems not
Postfix.

> Oct 13 16:04:11 vpnspot postfix/smtpd[12223]: running:
> PATH=/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/X11R6/bin (ltrace -p 12223 2>&1 |
> logger -p mail.info) & sleep 5

You need to STRACE the program that reads .forward files! That would
be the local(8) delivery agent.

See http://www.postfix.org/OVERVIEW.html for what different parts
of Postfix do.

        Wietse