rancid email Precedence

john heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Wed Jun 8 20:16:28 UTC 2005

Sat, Jun 04, 2005 at 12:16:53PM -0400, Andrew Partan:
> On Sat, Jun 04, 2005 at 08:46:02AM -0400, Jon Lewis wrote:
> > A coworker recently moved our internal mailing lists from majordomo to
> > ezmlm, and we stopped seeing our rancid email.  It turns out, this is
> > because ezmlm-weed /dev/null's messages with Precedence: (junk|bulk) in
> > the header.  Rancid puts Precedence: bulk in all its emails.  Is there a
> > reason it does that?
> Rancid mail is not mail generated by a human, thus the Precedence
> should be lower.  I would change ezmlm's config or modify your copy
> of rancid.

Also note that, traditionally, vacation(1) responders ignore messages with
with these precedence types (and "list").

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