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Errata for qmail

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page 4
1st para. in section "Envelopes"

1st sentence ends: "...sender and recipients)." There is a closing parenthesis with no corresponding open parenthesis.

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 10
2nd paragraph (immediately below "Small Programs Work Together"

Clause near end of second sentence: "...retries mail that for which earlier delivery attempts failed..." should be: "...retries mail for which earlier delivery attempts failed..."

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 24
2nd paragraph (1st paragraph under 'If the Build Fails')

In second line after 'previously;', the book reads 'seond': this should be 'second'.

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 26
middle of box at bottom of page

In the source file errno.h, replace the line that declare errno with this: should be: In the source file error.h, replace the line that declare errno with this:

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 35, 38
3rd paragraph

on page 35 under the heading Configuration Files, the text states that "the SMTP daemon only needs one configuration file to run: /var/9781565926288/rcpthosts". then on page 38 it mentions /var/9781565926288/rcpthosts again: "you should have already put the list of locally handled domains into /var/9781565926288/rcpthosts. (If not, do so now.)" the path should be: /var/9781565926288/control/rcpthosts

Anonymous   
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Page 36

the following lines chown +x /var/9781565926288/supervise/qmail-smtpd/run chown +x /var/9781565926288/supervise/qmail-smtpd/log/run should be chmod +x /var/9781565926288/supervise/qmail-smtpd/run chmod +x /var/9781565926288/supervise/qmail-smtpd/log/run

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 36
Sample root shell input

Commands "# chown +x /var/9781565926288..." should read "# chmod +x /var/qmail..."

Note from the Author or Editor:
On p. 36, in two places "# chown" should be "# chmod" (The rest of the line does not have that large number)

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 39
second last paragraph

on page 39 it states (second-last paragraph) "use svc -t /service/supervise/9781565926288- smtpd/ to restart tcpserver with the new arguments". should read: svc -t /service/9781565926288-smtpd

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 97
3rd paragraph

"...with an individually attached .exe files that's not a virus." should be: "...with an individually attached .exe file that's not a virus."

Anonymous