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Bug#31501: marked as done (delivery lossage with file table overflow)

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--- Begin Message ---
package: deliver
version: debian 1.1

I recently got this a bounce which contained the following text, and I
believe that this indicates that deliver is returning the wrong error
code; I believe taht there does exist a magic error code which would
cause sendmail to retry later, rather than give up and generate a

   ----- Transcript of session follows -----
deliver: can't create lockfile /var/spool/mail/devnull.lock: File table overflow
deliver: delivery error on host mescaline.gnu.org
Delivery to these addresses failed:
Reason(s) for failure:
	"devnull": Can't write to mailbox
554 <devnull@gnu.org>... unknown mailer error 1

--- End Message ---
--- Begin Message ---
This package has been removed from Debian unstable.  I'm therefore
closing this bug report.  The package has been removed because it
was orphaned, unmaintained, out of date, buggy.

Martin Michlmayr

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