sendmail 8.12.7 squawking after MS 4.11-1 upgrade

John Hawkes-Reed jkha at HPLB.HPL.HP.COM
Fri Jan 24 15:40:11 GMT 2003

Julian Field wrote:
> Right. I've built 8.12.7 and managed to reproduce the problem. I appear to
> have a solution, which closes the filehandles to break the connection with
> the tty, and re-opens them after all the daemonising has been done.
> Instead of the last patch, try applying this one: (and yes, I know it looks
> dead simple, but it has taken hours to get right :-)

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Ok. That certainly shuts sendmail up.

Of course the body-overwriting fault isn't showing up on the sacrificial
box - it's even alleging the messages are uninfected when
sophos-wrapper's completely broken...

[ Sigh ]

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