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Bug 348863 - mail-filter/procmail lmtp support
Summary: mail-filter/procmail lmtp support
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: No maintainer - Look at if you want to take care of it
Depends on:
Reported: 2010-12-16 12:21 UTC by Yevgeny Filatov
Modified: 2024-05-20 12:01 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

turn on lmtp in config.h (procmail.lmtp.p2,501 bytes, text/plain)
2010-12-16 12:32 UTC, Yevgeny Filatov
allow for detail handling in LMTP mode (procmail.lmtp.p0,8.00 KB, text/plain)
2010-12-16 12:37 UTC, Yevgeny Filatov
allow quoted sender addresses (procmail.lmtp.p1,819 bytes, text/plain)
2010-12-16 12:38 UTC, Yevgeny Filatov
add "lmtp" and "quoted" use flags to procmail-3.22-r10.ebuild (ebuild.patch,768 bytes, text/plain)
2010-12-16 13:21 UTC, Yevgeny Filatov

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Description Yevgeny Filatov 2010-12-16 12:21:20 UTC
procmail support lmtp protocol. I need it for interaction procmail with MeTA1 (sendmail successor). lmtp turn on in config.h by uncomment #define LMTP
Comment 1 Yevgeny Filatov 2010-12-16 12:32:20 UTC
Created attachment 257306 [details]
turn on lmtp in config.h
Comment 2 Yevgeny Filatov 2010-12-16 12:37:17 UTC
Created attachment 257307 [details]
allow for detail handling in LMTP mode

A patch from Philip Guenther for procmail-3.22 to allow for detail handling in LMTP mode.
-z takes an optional argument to specify the detail delimiter, e.g., -z+
This patch is necessary to use procmail as LDA for MeTA1 when detail handling is used.
Comment 3 Yevgeny Filatov 2010-12-16 12:38:40 UTC
Created attachment 257309 [details]
allow quoted sender addresses

A patch for procmail-3.22 to allow quoted sender addresses, e.g., MAIL From:<"a b"@c.d>
Comment 4 Yevgeny Filatov 2010-12-16 12:45:44 UTC
Patches procmail.lmtp.p0 and procmail.lmtp.p1 were are taken from original MeTA1 distribution (contrib directory)
Comment 5 Yevgeny Filatov 2010-12-16 13:21:44 UTC
Created attachment 257316 [details]
add "lmtp" and "quoted" use flags to procmail-3.22-r10.ebuild
Comment 6 Steve Herber 2022-04-11 20:39:49 UTC
Almost funny, but I, and I am sure many others, still use procmail.
There is a new git site:
And an update by the original author:

2022/03/02: v3.24
	       - Fixed all bugs collected by Debian and others
                 during the past 21 years.  See the git commit history
                 for detailed descriptions.

Currently in portage:
     Available versions:  3.22-r15 {mbox selinux}
     Installed versions:  3.22-r15(21:02:31 02/21/22)(mbox -selinux)
     Description:         Mail delivery agent/filter