[Mimedefang] Bug in action_notify_sender?

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Fri Mar 15 14:05:36 EST 2002

On Fri, 15 Mar 2002, Mickey Hill wrote:

> Hi all,

> Here's the problem I encountered this morning.  Has anyone else noticed
> this?  A call to action_notify_sender() with $Sender = '<>' results in a
> somewhat ungraceful exit from the multiplexor and a tempfail from
> mimedefang.

This happens with Sendmail 8.11, but not (I believe) Sendmail 8.12, because
SM8.12 uses SMTP to deliver even local-looking messages.  (You'll get
a bounce, though.)

action_notify_sender is probably not a good idea.  I may deprecate it
in future.  Anyway, do check for "<>" for now.



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