Mailscanner and Exim - Spool File Return Code problems.

Julian Field MailScanner at
Fri May 9 09:08:19 IST 2008

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Chris Russell wrote:
>> Please let me know if
>> a) it works at all (i.e. causes no damage, doesn't crash, etc)
>> and/or
>> b) it solves the problem.
> HI Jules,
>  No Joy I`m afraid. I basically took the existing queue file, removed the headers for Spam Checking and pushed this into the input queue with a chown. 
>  MailScanner processed this (added the headers, etc) but no newline hence same problem.
The file in the incoming dir will have to newline. It's the file that 
goes into the outbound Exim's queue that matters.
>  Delved a little bit deeper:
>  If I added a newline to this before I pushed it back into the input queue, it went through fine (almost suggesting an exim issue).
>  And, the message itself is HTML only and 7 bit encoding, ie:
> 046  Content-Type: text/html; charset="ISO-8859-1"
> 032  Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
>   Meaning the body is straight html with no mime etc.
>  Agree with you on Phil Hazel incidently, he's been a great help when I've had wierd and wonderful issues, he's been missed since his retirement although it is thoroughly deserved.
> Chris


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