[Mimedefang] Overlong line in RESULTS file and sendmail confMAX_HEADERS_LENGTH

Roberto Ullfig rullfig at uic.edu
Tue Feb 17 12:46:29 EST 2009

David F. Skoll wrote:
> Roberto Ullfig wrote:
>> The problem is that mimedefang is returning a 451 error when it 
>> encounters Overlong lines? Why is this? Why should it tempfail a 
>> problem that would never get resolved.
> You're right.  It should return a 5xx permanent failure.  I will change
> it for the next release.
> Regards,
> David.
Thanks. For now I'm testing some code in our filter file that reads the 
HEADER file and scans for long Subject lines - bounces such messages. 
Works fine, just worried about additional overhead. We've also not 
upgraded mimedefang in a few years I think...

Roberto Ullfig - rullfig at uic.edu

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