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Re: Deliver to scripts...

On Sun, 19 Feb 1995, Matti Aarnio wrote:

> >   I've setup an alias to deliver mail to a script.  When I send mail to 
> > it, the script is run, but scheduler complains about "Can't open fd", and 
> > tries to deliver again and again.  What does a script need to do in order 
> > to properly "accept" mail?
> 	I do it regularly -- mailserver@nic.funet.fi  is one example.
> 	Is the complaint: "cannot open fd %d for w." ?
> 	(Found in  scheduler/transport.c, and is only existence of
> 	 "open fd" anywhere in the transport-side programs.)

  Actually, the error is probably from mailbox, as mailq reports the 

        373:    cannot fdopen(8) (retry in 45s, expires in 2h57m24s)