procmail not filtering as expected

Amedee Van Gasse (ub) amedee-ubuntu at
Wed Nov 25 12:00:06 UTC 2009


I have an issue with procmail. It's probably a minor thing, I just need a
second pair of eyes.

In .procmailrc I have:

* ^From:.*root
* backup2l

* ^Subject: Cron

The following mail ends up in .log.cron/, not in .log.backup/

-----------CUT HERE----------
Return-Path: <root at>
X-Original-To: root
Delivered-To: root at
Received: by (Postfix, from userid 0)
id CDDDE5A093; Wed, 25 Nov 2009 06:33:02 +0100 (CET)
From: root at (Cron Daemon)
To: root at
Subject: Cron <root at intrepid> test -x /usr/sbin/anacron || ( cd / &&
run-parts --report /etc/cron.daily )
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ANSI_X3.4-1968
X-Cron-Env: <SHELL=/bin/sh>
X-Cron-Env: <HOME=/root>
X-Cron-Env: <LOGNAME=root>
Message-Id: <20091125053302.CDDDE5A093 at>
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 06:28:51 +0100 (CET)

backup2l v1.4 by Gundolf Kiefer

-----------CUT HERE----------

Where is my mistake?


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