[Pkg-exim4-users] No copy of bounce message to postmaster

Marc Haber mh+pkg-exim4-users at zugschlus.de
Sun Dec 2 14:22:52 UTC 2007

On Sun, Dec 02, 2007 at 01:55:18PM +0100, verslenet-usenet at yahoo.fr wrote:
> Le Saturday 01 December 2007 22:47:39 Marc Haber, vous avez écrit :
> > On Fri, Nov 30, 2007 at 09:04:43PM +0100, verslenet-usenet at yahoo.fr wrote:
> > > I have installed exim4 on a ubuntu 7.10 distribution.
> >
> > And you are asking this question on a Debian support forum.
> Yes. What could possibly be wrong with that ?

It is wrong in the way that Ubuntu - as usual - takes the praise for
generating an easy-to-use Linux distribution (by taking Debian which
still has the unjust reputation of being hard to use) and then -
again, as usual - dumps the support burden back on Debian.

> "A user of a Debian exim4 package has added the following line
> errors_copy = postmaster
> in its /etc/exim4/exim4.conf.template but, when messages are bounced because 
> the access to the internet is down (local messages can still be delivered), 
> the bounce is silently suppressed and no copy is sent to postmaster.

What do the exim logs say when such a message is bounced?


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