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Bug 124642 - nmh can't send mail (via "send"), gives error [BHST] premature end-of-file
nmh can't send mail (via "send"), gives error [BHST] premature end-of-file
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nmh (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Florian La Roche
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Reported: 2004-05-27 23:49 EDT by John Heidemann
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-12-21 04:36:29 EST
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Description John Heidemann 2004-05-27 23:49:14 EDT
Description of problem:
attempting to send mail via send
or (in my case) via mh-e
gives the error

post: problem initializing server; [BHST] premature end-of-file on pipe
send: message not delivered to anyone

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

How reproducible:
1. use comp to compose a message, 
2. type "s" at the "what now" prompt
3. should see BHST error

Steps to Reproduce:
1. see "how reproducable"

Actual results:
message not sent (left as draft)

Expected results:
message should be sent

Additional info:

add this line to /etc/nmh/mts.conf:

sendmail: /usr/lib/sendmail.sendmail

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