children are killing my server

Steve Freegard steve.freegard at
Thu Sep 7 16:03:43 IST 2006

mailscanner at wrote:
> I couldn't find anything on the net so I started a fresh install and tested every change I made. I found out that if I change 
> my($hostname) = hostname;
> to
> my($hostname) =;

There's the problem: that's a syntax error - to override the value it 
should read:
my($hostname) = '';  (notice the quotes).

my($hostname) = hostname;  is meant literally -- hostname is a perl 
function that returns the machines hostname, you shouldn't need to 
change it.


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