[Esd-l] procmail: Error while writing to " perl -p -e ' #\

John Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Thu Jun 20 21:30:01 PDT 2002

On Thu, 2002-06-20 at 10:54, Peter Warasin wrote:
> i think the sanitizer would like to execute the logfile??

That is very odd...

What OS are you running?

> i think the sanitizer had a little confusion in writing to the logfile and
> this is the right order:
>  NOTIFY ADMIN (postmaster)
> /usr/sbin/sendmail/: illegal option -- U
> /usr/sbin/sendmail/: illegal option -- U

It's stepping on itself doing the logging.

What version of sendmail are you using? Newer ones apparently don't like
the -U flag. Try turning it off by adding:

   MTA_FLAGS_CMDLN=" "      <-- one space in quotes

to your /etc/procmailrc file.

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