Deliver can't connect to lmtpd

Louis LeBlanc Cyrus at
Wed Jul 7 20:54:57 EDT 2004

This is just frustrating.

I've put off the authentication headaches for now, in favor of
actually getting mail delivered, which is proving difficult.

maillog indicates procmail is failing with EX_TEMPFAIL, the procmial
log shows the following:

procmail: Executing "/usr/local/cyrus/bin/deliver,-q,-a,leblanc,leblanc"
couldn't connect to lmtpd: Bad file descriptor
procmail: Program failure (75) of "/usr/local/cyrus/bin/deliver"
procmail: Assigning "LASTFOLDER=/usr/local/cyrus/bin/deliver -q -a leblanc leblanc"
procmail: Assigning "EXITCODE=75"

One would think the lmtpd socket is botched, but not so:
# file /var/imap/socket/lmtp 
/var/imap/socket/lmtp: socket

And, sockstat -u included this:
cyrus    master     11480 19 stream /var/imap/socket/lmtp

so the socket is there, it's a socket, and master is listening on it.

I'm probably just doing something stupid that should be obvious, but
I'm not seeing it.  Any ideas?

Louis LeBlanc                 cyrus at
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