[tpop3d-discuss]Confirmed bug with tpop3d-1.5.3

Chris Lightfoot chris at ex-parrot.com
Sun, 4 Apr 2004 11:26:35 +0100

On Sun, Apr 04, 2004 at 11:14:39AM +0100, Darren Casey wrote:

> > it behaves like tpop regarding this.
> > So I tend to say: Fix your MDA.
> I agree now but I was thinking it should look for blank lines with
> \n
> \n
> not accept a \n at the end of a line (Which is what is is doing)

-- that's what you've got:

"WWDC 2004 Session Descriptions Available\n\nFrom ..."

> I still think it should do this check but also the MDA is wrong as you could
> have a genuine e-mail with two blank lines then the word From
> Its exim passing to a local sendmail we are using so I will have to check
> whats up there

hmm. By default both exim and sendmail get this right, I

(BTW, the relevant reference here is
-- there's documentation on the format in the qmail
distribution, but it's Dan Bernstein's subtly and
incompatibly different version of the format, so best

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