Bug 89118 - when evolution tries to send mail: sendmail exited with status 64: mail not sent
when evolution tries to send mail: sendmail exited with status 64: mail not sent
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sendmail (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Florian La Roche
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-04-17 15:38 EDT by Wesley Tanaka
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:53 EDT (History)
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Description Wesley Tanaka 2003-04-17 15:38:59 EDT
Description of problem:
When trying to send mail through sendmail using evolution 1.2.2 on RedHat
9.0, a dialog box pops up saying:

Error while performing operation:
sendmail exited with status 64: mail not sent.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
evolution-1.2.2-5

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. compose a new mail
2. send it
    
Actual results:
above error dialog appears.  mail does not arrive at destination.

Expected results:
no error dialog and mail should arrive at destination.

Additional info:
I originally filed this bug at:
http://bugzilla.ximian.com/show_bug.cgi?id=41483

Jeff Stedfast at Ximian informed me through email that he thought this was a
sendmail bug, thus I am now filing it here since I am using the stock redhat
sendmail package.

The command line that evolution is sending to sendmail is:
-i -f EMAILADDRESS --

and when I run /usr/sbin/sendmail -i -f EMAILADDRESS --
directly on the command line, it also exits 64 and does not send any mail.

So, if Jeff is correct, my problem is that sendmail *should* be sending mail
with that command line, but does not.
Comment 1 Florian La Roche 2003-05-05 06:29:42 EDT
Seems to work fine for me.

greetings,

Florian La Roche

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