Re: Error 255 with messages with attachments

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2000 10:31:23 +0200 (MET DST)
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On Thu, 21 Sep 2000, Dan Newcombe wrote:

> Maybe I'm missing something! This doesn't seem to fail with my test
> messages to my test list, but to other lists, when attachments are sent,
> my maillog has a line saying 'stat=unknown mailer error 255', and the
> message is not added to the archive. If I manually run hypermail on the
> list archive majordomo creates, it has no only seems to have
> trouble when getting the messge via stdin.

The error 255 sounds like a core dump or something.

So, if you try with your problematic mail on stdin on the command line, does it work then?

Can we get a sample mail that shows this from somewhere? What does your config file look like? What version of hypermail is this? What platform?

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