cygport announce fails unable to find mailserver

Jon Turney
Sat Oct 24 23:50:47 GMT 2020

On 25/10/2020 00:19, Brian Inglis wrote:
> On 2020-10-24 16:21, Brian Inglis wrote:
>> On 2020-10-24 15:42, Ken Brown via Cygwin-apps wrote:
>>> On 10/24/2020 4:53 PM, Brian Inglis wrote:
>>>> Do any/some/many of you use cygport ...cygport announce to generate your update
>>>> announcements, and does it work successfully?
>>> I use it.  You have to set several SMTP_* variables in your ~/.cygport.conf.  If
>>> you don't already have that file, copy /etc/cygport.conf to ~/.cygport.conf and
>>> edit it.
>> Thanks, already set up with SMTP_SERVER=smtp which is all I need from my home
>> ISP connection for all SMTP clients (POP3, web, mobile needs user and password).
>> Nothing else is required (yet)!
> Hacked out the perl code into a file and got it running and failing.
> Added Net:SMTP() Debug parameter and set it.
> Problem is ISP SMTP MX will not accept localhost.localdomain as EHLO/HELO
> maildomain!

Whatever you are doing it spamming cygwin-announce with messages which 
are (fortunately) being held due to 'Message has implicit destination'.

I rejected all the held mails, but please stop.

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