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Re: Transient fetchmail corruption problem under Windows 2000
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Subject: Re: Transient fetchmail corruption problem under Windows 2000
- From: "Gerrit P. Haase" <freeweb at nyckelpiga dot de>
- Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2001 22:52:00 +0100
- References: <3B705CEB.5417.1F137AC@localhost>; from firstname.lastname@example.org on Tue, Aug 07, 2001 at 09:26:03PM +0100
Am 9 Aug 2001, um 15:08 hat Olaf Foellinger geschrieben:
> On Tue, Aug 07, 2001 at 09:26:03PM +0100, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
> > Olaf could you please report exactely what you do to send out a
> > corrupt message? Is it a known issue? I never heard before of
> > problems with mailing through ssmtp on win2k. I will try tomorrow to
> > send some mail with ssmtp and binaries attached.
> I use ssmtp with mutt to send out mails to our mailserver.
> set sendmail="/usr/sbin/ssmtp" # how to deliver mail
> It worked for a long time but for the last time it has problems with
> binary attachments. As an example I've sent a zip-file and tried to
> unzip it on our mailserver:
I got the same problems with binary attachments sent out this way
from Win98, so i tend to think of a a problem with mutt or ssmtp.
would it be an option to use other software for all these tasks?
Have you ever tried to build xmailserver from http://xmailserver.org?
It has support for Windows and Linux, it retrieves mail from pop3
Server, it has strong filter mechanisms, it comes with a sendmail
emulation, it is fast, a real MTA which MAY build at cygwin (i never
tried since it builds OOTB with MSVS6 for me, so i have no need to
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