hold folder not getting processed

Guy Story kc5goi at gmail.com
Tue Dec 25 22:51:19 GMT 2007

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I will give this a shot tomorrow morning.

Thanks and have a great Christman.


Julian Field wrote:
> This is due to a bug in get getopts code in Perl. Newer versions of 
> MailScanner shouldn't do this, I put in a workaround which should be 
> good enough to stop this happening.
> If you run it with
> MailScanner /etc/MailScanner/MailScanner.conf --debug
> then it should work okay.
> Guy Story KC5GOI wrote:
>> Jules, this is what I got when I ran --debug:
>> root at pccc-gw2:~# MailScanner --debug
>> Cannot open config file --debug, No such file or directory at 
>> /usr/share/MailScanner/MailScanner/Config.pm line 592.
>> Compilation failed in require at /usr/sbin/MailScanner line 65.
>> BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/sbin/MailScanner line 65.
>> I also found out on the Ubuntu list that I am not alone. 
>> Guy
>> On Dec 23, 2007 1:03 PM, Julian Field < MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk 
>> <mailto:MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk>> wrote:
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>>     Guy Story wrote:
>>     > I did triple check permissions today and I have a 770 for
>>     postfix user
>>     > and group on the hold and incoming folders.  That was a wild
>>     guess and
>>     > it failed.  I tried to use debug mode by starting MailScanner with
>>     > --debug but that generated a compile error and refused to start.
>>     >
>>     That is *definitely* a bad sign. What exact output do you get when
>>     you do a
>>        MailScanner --debug
>>     ? Please cut and paste the output of this into a reply to this
>>     message.
>>     It should start up, process one batch of mail as normal and then quit.
>>     It certainly shouldn't produce any errors.
>>     Do "MailScanner --lint" as well. And give us the output of that.
>>     "MailScanner --version" will tell you the version numbers of
>>     pretty much
>>     everything involved that you have installed.
>>     Jules
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