[PATCH] Corrupt messages in the queue: postfix 2.0.22, mailscanner 4.30.3

Josef Karthauser joe at TAO.ORG.UK
Wed Jun 16 16:49:57 IST 2004

On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 12:43:11AM +1000, Brian Parish wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-05-25 at 07:47, Josef Karthauser wrote:
> > I've lost the original message id, and so this isn't attached to the
> > original thread :(.
> >
> > It turns out that there is a bug in mailscanner's postfix handling,
> > which Julian helped me track down.
> >
> > I've attached a patch for those of you having the same problem.
> >
> > Joe
> I have this issue I think - some messages not being received - the log
> shows them being held only - and lots of messages sitting in the postfix
> corrupt folder.  Is this addressed in the most recent version of MS?
> I've no idea what to do with the patch.
> Also, is there a way of redeeming those corrupt messages?  I have a 100
> or more of them.

Julian found a further problem that was causing corrupt emails.  I'm
running it now and it definitely works.  I'm waiting for a new release
with it in so that I can migrate it to my other mail servers too.

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