vacation and 6 stable

Martin Smith martin at rakupottery.org.uk
Tue Dec 20 15:33:10 GMT 2005


Hey, that actually works, many thanks


On Tue, Dec 20, 2005 at 01:13:55PM +0000, Ceri Davies wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 20, 2005 at 01:02:30PM +0000, Martin Smith wrote:
> > 
> > Has anyone here managed to get vacation running on 6 stable, using the syntax from the man pages just results in a syntax error in the mail log.
> > There was also an inconclusive thread in c.u.b.f.m a few weeks ago.
> > I have tried being a bit creative with the syntax but to no result.
> 
> Yes, I am using it to autorespond to a pop box I no longer read.  This
> is basically the entirety of the config:
> 
>   {root at shrike}-{~eidos} # cat .forward 
>   "|/usr/bin/vacation -a setantae at eidosnet.co.uk eidos"
>   {root at shrike}-{~eidos} # cat .vacation.msg 
>   From: Postmaster <mailnull at submonkey.net>
>   Subject: Account no longer in use
>   Precedence: bulk
>   X-Delivered-By-The-Grace-Of: vacation(1)
>   
>   
>   You have mailed a user account that is so long dead it's
>   literally beyond belief.  However, I recently checked this
>   account looking for an old mail and it seems that some people
>   just haven't got the message.
>   
>   If you actually want to get hold of me, then you can find my
>   new email address by searching Google for "Ceri FreeBSD".
>   
>   Cheers,
>   
>   Ceri
>   -- 
>   {root at shrike}-{~eidos} #
> 
> Ceri
> -- 
> Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm
> not sure about the former.			  -- Einstein (attrib.)



-- 
Martin




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