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Re: Problems with zmailer 2.99.25

> I'm having a couple of crashes in my zmailer and was curious if they
> were known problems or not.
> I'm still running zmailer 2.99.25, which might be the problem, but I am
> reluctant to upgrade given that all the later versions seem to have
> stability problems of their own.  For some time, I have been having
> crashes in both the router and the smtp transport agent.  The smtp
> is not so bad, as the mail gets sent later; the router crash kills
> all processing of the messages and requires me to delete the offending
> message from the queue(s) and restart zmailer.
> Originally, I thought some of these problems were due to our old BSDI 1.1
> system and a failing disk, but I continue to see problems after upgrading
> to 3.0.

	It is a problem on  "From: <>" -header, and things
	relating to it.  Fixed 'ages' ago.

... (about smtp)
> weaver-gw# gdb /usr/local/lib/mail/bin/ta/smtp transport/smtp.core
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> GDB 4.16 (i386-unknown-bsdi3.0), 
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> Core was generated by `smtp'.
> Program terminated with signal 11, Segmentation fault.
> #0  0x2f274 in fclose ()
> (gdb) where
> #0  0x2f274 in fclose ()
> #1  0x1b2b in main (argc=3, argv=0xefbfdf00) at smtp.c:523
> Is it possible to get patches applied to 2.99.25 that fix these issues?
> Also, can anyone recommend a later version that is actually stable?

	Apparently my ..48 betas are increasingly more stable,
	and since ..25, the smtp transporter has changes so much,
	I can't really give simple answers.

> Bruce
> -- 
> Bruce Sterling Woodcock ------ Systems Administrator ][ sterling@netapp.com
> Network & Systems Administration - Network Appliance ][ sterling@netcom.com

/Matti Aarnio <mea@nic.funet.fi>