[Mimedefang] Error Message

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Tue Dec 17 21:55:01 EST 2002

On Tue, 17 Dec 2002, Jeff Grossman wrote:

> I just installed 2.28 under Redhat 7.3 and have the following error
> message:

> Dec 17 18:34:50 apple mimedefang-multiplexor: Slave 0 stderr: Use of
> uninitialized value in string eq at /etc/mail/mimedefang-filter line 392,

Aha.  Your filter is buggy... see below.

> One additional thing.  I must have set something up wrong.  I am now
> getting all of the slave messages in my maillog instead of just the
> mimedefang/stats file.  What variable did I set that I did not want to
> set?  I still want the mimedefang/stats file.

Must have accidentally supplied -T to mimedefang-multiplexor instead
of -t.  Controlled by the MX_STATS and MX_STATS_SYSLOG variables in
my standard startup script.

> p.s.  I put the following code in filter_relay, but it appears to not be
> working, because the above message was scanned by MIMEDefang:

>     if ($relayaddress eq "" and
>         $address =~ /^10\.10\.10\./) {

Well, is it $relayaddress or $address? :-)  That's the cause of your
other error (uninitialized value in string eq)


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