Bug 89118 - when evolution tries to send mail: sendmail exited with status 64: mail not sent
Summary: when evolution tries to send mail: sendmail exited with status 64: mail not sent
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sendmail
Version: 9
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Florian La Roche
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-04-17 19:38 UTC by Wesley Tanaka
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:53 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-05-05 10:29:42 UTC

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Description Wesley Tanaka 2003-04-17 19:38:59 UTC
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):

How reproducible:

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:

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:

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 10:29:42 UTC
Seems to work fine for me.


Florian La Roche

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