'@' symbol in "stored.xxxxx.message.txt" files

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Feb 24 09:44:19 GMT 2004

This sounds like a Perl bug if it is producing different results on
different platforms, OSs and versions.
I'll rewrite the code so it is phrased differently.

Please can you try this patch to Message.pm.

At 18:51 23/02/2004, you wrote:
>I am getting the behaviour regardless of which I do. Whether I escape
>it or not (this was in my previous submissions to this list) the line
>does not print.
>Jeff Clark
>On Feb 23, 2004, at 9:14 AM, Julian Field wrote:
>>At 14:09 23/02/2004, you wrote:
>>>At 13:55 23/02/2004, you wrote:
>>>>Third request of hopefully a simple question to this list:
>>>>We are running sendmail Version 8.11.7+Sun on a Solaris 8 V880,
>>>>MailScanner-4.25-14. and perl, v5.6.1 built for sun4-solaris.
>>>>I am trying to include an e-mail address in the body of the
>>>>"stored.virus.message.txt" and "stored.filename.message.txt".
>>>>When I include the '@' symbol in the text line, the whole line does
>>>>print. Any ideas? How do I print the '@' symbol in the files?
>>>The quick workaround is to use
>>>         \@
>>>instead of
>>>         @
>>>But I'm going to take a look at the code as it should already do this
>>>substitution for you.
>>I have just found that a line containing no backslash works fine,
>>while a
>>line with a backslash doesn't print, which is understandable. So if I
>>in an email address like
>>         helpdesk at ecs.soton.ac.uk
>>it works fine.
>>Are you getting the reverse behaviour?
>>Julian Field
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>Jeffrey A. Clark
>Associate Director, CITS
>Director, Enterprise Systems
>Skidmore College
>815 North Broadway
>Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-1632
>(518) 580-5929
>E-mail: jclark at skidmore.edu
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