SUMMARY mail problems

Date: Mon Aug 27 1990 - 15:30:06 CDT

 It took several inputs but finally an explanation and
 fix were found.
 The problem was that a certain mail message was sending sendmail
 into hard loops with the only way out to kill the process.

 the culprit was the <> on the front of the two line. i.e.

  HTo: Harry Edmon

  the fix is to edit the qf* file in /var/spool/mail/mqueue directory
  and change the to line to:


  Now if someone can figure out why the <> causes sendmail to hang in a loop
  we'll have the total fix.

  thanks for the help!!

  chuck strickland <>

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