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Re: Missing manditory <CR>?
> We're running into some problems with siren mail when users try to
> send to an ill-fromed address of the form <username>@xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
> Mark Crispin of UW (writer of pine's c-client) claims:
> I found the problem. It's a bug in ZMailer's SMTP server.
> The response message comes back as:
> 501-5.5.2 ^<LF>501 5.5.2 Path data: Should this be...
> instead of
> 501-5.5.2 ^<CR><LF>501 5.5.2 Path data: Should this be...
> Since the mandatory CR is missing, my code sees it all as one line, and
> it's waiting for a non-continuation line which never comes.
> Thanks for telling me the identity of the SMTP server. I used it as
> part of my testing. I suspected that this was the problem, but the
> test confirmed it.
Oops.. At smtpserver/smtpserver.c:type821err() -routine
there is a printf("^\n"); which MUST be printf("^\r\n");
> We're running zmailer 2.99.38 on an IBM SP2 running AIX 4.1
> --Eric Riehl
/Matti Aarnio <firstname.lastname@example.org>