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Re: Matti alive? CVS alive?
On Tue, May 23, 2000 at 04:17:56PM +0400, Eugene Crosser wrote:
> On 23-May-00 at 15:55, Matti Aarnio (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > > sorry for noise, is Matti here? It seems that CVS server does not work.
> > > Eugene
> > Eh ? Yeah, I see, but don't understand it yet...
I see that open of /dev/null does not succeed immediately
in all cases. As to *why*, I have yet no idea.
(Hmm.. I am running SMP kernel and have only one processor,
might that be it...)
> Matti, a few days ago I posted a question, and it is rather urgent for me.
> So far, I made a rude hack to workaround but I'd appreciate very much if
> you find a minute and look at it. That is, some our peer insists on
> sending "MAIL FROM:" with bangpath in the local part. As far as I can
> tell, this is perfectly legal: '!' is a valid character for the local
> part of the address. Furthermore, some of the bangpath elements start
> with underscore '_' character. As far as I remember, this is pefectly
> legal too (remember, this is all local part). But smtpserver does not
> allow underscore after the bang, and bang! Session is terminated.
> mail from:<email@example.com>
> 501-5.1.7 For input: <<firstname.lastname@example.org>
> 501 5.1.7 Path data: After a '!', a non alphanumeric element
> Could you either explain why this is the Right Thing or fix it?
> The code is around line 960 in smtpserver/rfc821scn.c
I have to think deeply about this.
/Matti Aarnio <email@example.com>