sendmail 8.12.7 squawking after MS 4.11-1 upgrade

John Hawkes-Reed jkha at HPLB.HPL.HP.COM
Fri Jan 24 09:14:27 GMT 2003

Julian Field wrote:

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>> Jan 23 16:47:22 hplb sendmail[27333]: NOQUEUE:   3: fl=0x10001,
>> mode=10666: FIFO: dev=64/65539, ino=1983, nlink=1, u/gid=0/0, size=2048
> This still only appears to happen on some OS's. In 4.11 you can try
> commenting out the 3 close() calls in /usr/sbin/MailScanner. I need to
> re-open these filehandles and tie them to /dev/null to keep sendmail happy.

That it's probably a 10.20 feature surprises me not at all...

I'll be spending the rest of the day building a test-rig and trying to
duplicate, then fix the problem.

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> That is Sophos failing to work properly. Did you install it using
> Sophos.install? Does
>         /usr/lib/MailScanner/sophos-wrapper .
> correctly scan the current directory? (don't forget the "." on the end of
> the command above)

The Sophos installation here pre-dates Mailscanner - it's rsynced from
another box and the ide path is different to the one expected by the
wrapper. (And 10.20 uses SHLIB_PATH rather then LD_LIBRARY_PATH)

sophos-wrapper worked once I'd fixed a typo, but I think I'd still
prefer it to report its problems to syslog rather than the 'help I'm a
prisoner in a toothpaste factory' approach above... :/

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