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Re: exim-4.76-1 fails to remove lock from spooler on delivery
On Oct 26 16:33, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Zdzislaw Meglicki
> > Sent: Wednesday, October 26, 2011 13:43 PM
> > Hello Pierre,
> > We are getting somewhere. First, the system went down, because it was
> > patching itself and needed to reboot. Normal for Windows.
> > I'm now sitting in front of the machine. I have stopped exim and cleaned
> > logs in /var/log/exim. Then restarted it. Then I e-mailed a message from
> > perth.ovpit.indiana.edu to gusta at yanchep.ovpit.indiana.edu to reproduce
> > the problem and inspected he logs.
> > Here's what I find:
> > 1. In the /var/spool/mail directory, the message has been written on the
> > destination file "gustav".
> > 2. The lock file, /var/spool/mail/gustav.lock, which wasn't there
> originally, is
> > there now andÂremains unremoved.
> > 3. There is an entry in /var/log/exim/exim_panic.log that looks as
> > root@yanchep $ cat exim_panic.log
> > 2011-10-26 13:33:46 LTOOS9-0002MK-LW failed to read delivery status for
> > email@example.com from delivery subprocess
> > 2011-10-26 13:33:46 LTOOS9-0002MK-LW appendfile transport process
> > returned non-zero status 0x0001: terminated by signal 1 root@yanchep $
> I was able to replicate the problem on Windows 7:
> The delivery process crashes because it can't load winmm.dll
> 16:06:33 3572 writing data block fd=6 size=1 timeout=0
> 6 [main] exim 3572 C:\Program Files\cygwin\bin\exim-4.76-1.exe: ***
> fatal error - unable to load C:\Windows\system32\winmm.dll, Win32 error 1114
> 16:06:33 5620 LOG: MAIN PANIC
> 16:06:33 5620 failed to read delivery status for phumblet@phumblet-lap01w
> from delivery subprocess
> So it's a Cygwin issue... I think it has been discussed before but I am not
> sure if there is a solution.
Cygwin from CVS doesn't use winmm anymore, unless you need access to
the audio I/O. Try the latest developer snapshot from
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