Re: Just discovered big bug!
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: Just discovered big bug!
- From: Carey Evans <email@example.com>
- Date: 02 Feb 2000 22:35:36 +1300
- Message-id: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- In-reply-to: Michael Meskes's message of "Mon, 31 Jan 2000 20:52:09 +0100"
- References: <20000131205209.A1313@fam-meskes.de>
Michael Meskes <email@example.com> writes:
> So as you might imagine sendmail did not like it and answered with
> NOQUEUE: Null connection from localhost [127.0.0.1]
> on each mail I fed it via fetchmail. Yes, that means the mail was not
> delivered. But fetchmail simply didn't care at all and flushed my mailboxes.
As far as I can tell, the following settings in .fetchmailrc stop
fetchmail discarding mail when it gets errors delivering it and the
attempted bounce. Maybe these would fix bug #43140 if they were the
poll pop.clear.net.nz ...... antispam -1
Setting "nobouncemail" stops fetchmail from flushing mail when it
can't deliver the bounce (unless the SMTP error code for the delivery
is 553), and the "antispam -1" stops fetchmail from flushing the
message when it gets certain error codes (501, 550, 554, 571) from the
According to bug #43140, the default behaviour seems to be a feature.
Carey Evans http://home.clear.net.nz/pages/c.evans/
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