[Fwd: Bug#229735: Undeliverable bounces due to content are staying in the mqueue.in]

Patrick Steiner patricksteiner at bluewin.ch
Mon Jan 26 10:12:20 GMT 2004

Fwd. from Debian BTS

-------- Original Message --------
Subject:        Bug#229735: Undeliverable bounces due to content are staying
in the mqueue.in
Resent-Date:    Mon, 26 Jan 2004 09:33:01 UTC
Resent-From:    Chris Murton <chris at areti.net>
Resent-To:      debian-bugs-dist at lists.debian.org
Resent-CC:      Matthias Klose <doko at debian.org>
Date:   Mon, 26 Jan 2004 09:23:30 -0000
From:   Chris Murton <chris at areti.net>
Reply-To:       Chris Murton <chris at areti.net>, 229735 at bugs.debian.org
Organization:   Areti Internet Ltd
To:     <submit at bugs.debian.org>

Package: mailscanner
Version: 4.25.14-2

After running Mailscanner against sendmail for a while, I noticed that the
messages that were being bounced because of their content and were
undeliverable ("Connection refused by host") were not being placed in the
mqueue, but were being held still in the mqueue.in, causing Mailscanner to
report 250 messages waiting in the queue (or similar), and probably
re-scanning the message every time it attempted to deliver the message.

Any thoughts? :)

I am running perl v5.8.2, on Linux 2.4.24 and using the unstable branch for


Chris Murton
Mail: chris at areti.net, Tel: +44 (0)20-8315-5800
Areti Internet Ltd, http://www.areti.net

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