Problem winmail.dat and TNEF

Randal, Phil phil.randal at
Wed Feb 22 10:36:12 GMT 2012

It was attached to one of Andrew's emails to the list a few hours back.

I've tested the fix and it works for me.

Thanks Andrew.

Now someone with write access needs to get it into the Git repository.



Phil Randal
Infrastructure Engineer
Hoople Ltd | Thorn Office Centre | Hereford HR2 6JT
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-----Original Message-----
From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at] On Behalf Of mul
Sent: 22 February 2012 10:20
To: mailscanner at
Subject: Re: Problem winmail.dat and TNEF

Andrew Colin Kissa <andrew <at>> writes:

> If you are running 4.84.3-1:
> cd /usr/share/MailScanner/MailScanner/
> patch -p3 --dry-run  -i ~/mailscanner-fix-tnef.patch patch -p3  -i
> ~/mailscanner-fix-tnef.patch

and where i can download : mailscanner-fix-tnef.patch ?
i dont find this in mailscanner folder download from mailscanner website


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