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SubjectRe: [Fwd: sendmail fails to deliver mail with attachments in /var/spool/mqueue]
On Fri, 10 Nov 2000, Jeff V. Merkey wrote:

> The sendmail folks are claiming that the TCPIP stack in Linux is broken,
> which is what they claim is causing problems on sendmail on Linux
> platforms. Before anyone says, "don't use that piece of shit sendmail,
> use qmail instead", perhaps we should look at this problem and refute
> these statements -- I think that sendmail is causing this problem. The
> version is sendmail 8.9.3

What about sendmail 8.11.1? Is the problem there too?

> I can reproduce this bug on RH6.2, RH7.0, Caldera 2.2, 2.3, and 2.4,
> Suse 6.X versions, and any of these distributions with the following
> kernels.
> 2.2.14, 2.2.16, 2.2.17, 2.2.18, 2.4.0 (all). What happens is that
> sendmail fails to forward mails with any attachments larger than 400K,
> and they just sit in the /var/spool/mqueue directory for up to a week,
> and eventually get delivered.
> ANyone have any ideas if what the sendmail people are saying is on the
> level, or is this just another sendmail bug.
> Jeff


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