Re: Fetchmail stuck on bad messages
On Fri, Aug 15, 2003 at 01:25:36AM -0400, Travis Crump wrote:
> Michael Epting wrote:
> >I'm seeing stuff like this in my fetchmail log:
> > octets) fetchmail: SMTP error: 501
> > <email@example.com>:
> > malformed address: @> may not follow
> > <firstname.lastname@example.org-
> >fetchmail: not flushed
> I am seeing it too[though it didn't actually create a logjam, other
> messages were still being fetched, just all the list mail wasn't cause
> it all had these bad headers] I now have a procmail recipe that is
> | sed -e 's$lists.debian.org-@\[\]$lists.debian.org$g'
> which fixes the messages enough so that fetchmail doesn't barf, but that
> is of course a gross hack.
Ironically, your reply also had the header problem (on "Return-Path:).
I don't have procmail installed -- up till now I never saw a need
because exim is sorting my mail into proper inboxes for me. So do you
suppose that fetchmail is broken?
Michael Epting (email@example.com)