spamassassin/dccifd: write(MTA socket,XX): Broken pipe

Ugo Bellavance ugob at CAMO-ROUTE.COM
Wed Dec 7 17:54:22 GMT 2005

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Jeff A. Earickson wrote:
> At the risk of getting flamed, I'll crosspost to both the MailScanner
> and DCC mailing lists...  

<I don't know how to manage cross-post, should I cross-post too?>

> There has been a thread of discussion on
> the DCC list about "spamassassin/dccifd: write(MTA socket,XX): Broken pipe"
> and what the dcc_timeout setting should be for SpamAssassin 3.1.
> Apparently SA lowered the timeout number from 10 seconds to 5
> seconds between SA 3.0.4 and 3.1.   The question is:  how to
> make the broken pipe message go away if you are calling DCC from
> SpamAssassin?
> I added "dcc_timeout 10" to my spam.assassin.prefs.conf in my
> MailScanner/etc directory (MS 4.47.4, Solaris 9).  It seems to
> have reduced the number of broken pipe messages, but... 

Same here.

> When
> I ran MailScanner in debug mode, I saw no references to dcc_timeout
> in the output.  Did I do the right thing?  Any other MS users
> seeing this broken pipe complaint?

Why would you see a reference to dcc_timeout?

> Jeff Earickson
> Colby College


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