[Mimedefang] Sophie/MD Error in Messages log

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Tue Jun 11 10:14:38 EDT 2002

On Tue, 11 Jun 2002, Miller Michael Contractor USTC wrote:

> One possibility is that you aren't passing the right directory to the virus
> scanner.

Not likely, but maybe.

> Another is a timing condition. Sophie is taking to long(did you background
> it?) and mimedefang finished its work and then removed the working area for
> the message.

That shouldn't happen, because presumably mimedefang.pl will block on
the Sophie socket until it gets an answer back.  I bet it's a permission
problem and Sophie is returning a misleading error message
("not found" instead of "permission denied")



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