On Sun, 18 Jun 1995, Ron Mitchell wrote:
> I'm still in the process of installing majordomo, but I came across this
> info in the O'Reilly & Assoc. book "Managing Internet Sevices":
> In the majordomo.cf file they suggest that in the folowing line (about
> midway thru):
> $mailer = "/usr/lib/sendmail -f\$sender -t";
> they say:
> "You might add a '-oi' option so sendmail won't treat a line with just a
> dot (.) as the end of a message."
works for sendmail. sendmail finds the end of a message by
either a lone '.' or EOF on the input. -oi tells send mail to ignore a
lone '.' but this does not slove the smtp problem. smtp still sees the
lone '.' as the end of message delimiter.
sendmail v8 disables the -oi option for the smtp mailer.
see the bat book: sendmail, also from o'reilly, p514
> I don't have any knowledge of using this, just found in in the book and
> sounded like it might be the solution to the problem.
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