Bug 110671 - postfix sendmail's version may be incompatible
postfix sendmail's version may be incompatible
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 108960
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: postfix (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: John Dennis
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Reported: 2003-11-22 12:45 EST by Henrique Martins
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:00:08 EST
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Description Henrique Martins 2003-11-22 12:45:16 EST
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Description of problem:
Upgrading from RH9 to Fedora broke nmh's send capability.  On mailog
the error is of the form:
  postfix/postdrop[XXXX]: fatal: uid=XXX: unexpected record type: 84 
according to these two web posts:
this is due to:
  You're using sendmail/postdrop commands
  from different Postfix versions. 

I was using postfix before upgrading and it worked.  I uninstalled
postfix (saving my configuration) did a find for any file named
*sendmail* and did not find anything important (some doc, perl and
emacs files were left).  I re-install Fedora's rpm and the error was
still there.

I then uninstalled Fedora's version one more time, downloaded version
postfix-2.0.16 from postfix.org and installed it.  Works fine.

Postfix seemed to work, just its sendmail interface which nmh expects

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install nmh
2. create a draft folder
3. try to send it

Actual Results:  Bounces back (from Emacs) fails from the command
line. One line like:
  postfix/postdrop[XXXX]: fatal: uid=XXX: unexpected record type: 84
is appended to /var/log/maillog

Expected Results:  send the message

Additional info:

Only made it fail with nmh.  Not sure whether invoking sendmail
directly will fail.
Comment 1 John Dennis 2003-11-24 09:42:49 EST
This is a duplicate of bug 108960 which has been fixed. A new rpm is
being pushed through the Fedora update process, but that may take a
while, in the interim you may download a copy of the rpm from here:


*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 108960 ***
Comment 2 Henrique Martins 2003-11-24 12:16:25 EST
Sorry for the duplicate! I only queried Fedora version 1, did not
include versions test1, test2 and test3 and thus didn't find 108960.

New rpm referenced there seems to fix my problem. Thanks.
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:00:08 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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