alexander.dalloz at uni-bielefeld.de
Thu Mar 4 21:21:33 UTC 2004
Am Do, den 04.03.2004 schrieb Don Levey um 22:01:
> fedora-list-admin at redhat.com wrote:
> > sendmail.cf is very critical, a space instead of a tabstop in it at
> > the wrong place and things go mad. That is one of the big advantages
> > using sendmail.mc and m4, either it fails and gives you error
> > messages or it will create a valid .cf file. So I doubt it was a
> > wrong sign inside sendmail.mc (space or wrong ticks `'), but I am
> > sure it was your sendmail.cf file copied with error(s) in it.
> Unfortunately, this is not the case.
> I use sendmail.mc and m4, and it creates a sendmail.cf file without
> any error. However, I am unable to start sendmail with this .cf
> file. The m4 process seems to add 22 additional blank lines in the
> middle of the cf file (all at the same place, from lines 68 to 90).
> Manually deleting those lines permits sendmail to start correctly.
> So yes, sendmail.cf and its contents are absolutely critical, but
> m4 can complete without error and yet still produce an invalid
> sendmail.cf file.
then please file a bug report on bugzilla! m4 has to work problem free
and to create working .cf files. Please give me then your bugzilla
number and I will check whether I can reproduce it.
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