[OFFTOPIC] Re: no-header e-mail

Alexandre Maret (amaret@infomaniak.ch)
Thu, 05 Dec 1996 22:02:53 +0100

Riccardo Facchetti wrote:
> This is not strictly related with kernel, but there seems to be a bug in
> the vger software. Some messages arrive without an header, so the
> fetchmail software can't process it and exit with SEGV. I have to telnet
> to the pop server and delete the offending message before retry to fetch
> my e-mail.
> Frankly I don't know if it is really as vger problem or my isp's problem.
> Can someone confirm if it is vger ?

I also receive some, so it's definitely vger...
but fetchmail shouldn't die even there is no
header. Even Netscape doesn't die, so it's a
huge bug in fetchmail !


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