Bug 89875 - sm-client FAILED after Sendmail Upgrade to 8.12.5.80
sm-client FAILED after Sendmail Upgrade to 8.12.5.80
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sendmail (Show other bugs)
8.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Florian La Roche
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-04-29 02:35 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:53 EDT (History)
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Description Need Real Name 2003-04-29 02:35:22 EDT
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Description of problem:
Just after a RedHat 8.0 new installation, the system auto reboot. The sendmail
and sm-client service started "OK".

Stop the sendmail service:- service sendmail stop

Subsequently, I do a up2date <sendmail package> to update from sendmail-8.12.5-7
to latest release 8.12.8.5.80. Up2date of sendmail when successful.

Restart the sendmail service: service sendmail start

Starting sendmail       [OK]
Startiing sm-client: No local mailer defines
QueueDirectory (Q) option must be set     [FAILED]

The problem still persist, even I tried removing sendmail by service sendmail
stop then rpm -e --nodeps sendmail-12.8.5.80 and reinstall the sendmail-8.12.5-7. 

OR

I update sendmail with rpm -ivh sendmail-8.12.8.5.80 instead of up2date program.   



Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
8.12.8.5.80

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.service sendmail stop
2.up2date sendmail  (fm sendmail-8.12.5-7 to 8.12.8.5.80)
3.Upon successful upgrade, service sendmail start
  Starting sendmail:                     [OK]


Actual Results:  Error message: Starting sm-client: No local mailer defined
QueueDirectory (Q) option must be set    [FAILED]
    

Expected Results:  Starting sm-client:                 [OK]

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