Message duplicates (was: Changes between GTA1 and GTA2?)

Harald Welte laforge at
Fri Aug 17 07:06:53 CEST 2007

On Thu, Aug 16, 2007 at 11:06:42AM -0700, Marco Barreno wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 16, 2007 at 07:39:36PM +0200, thus spake danimanns at
> > Am I the only one who's getting this annoying duplicates of e-mails?
> > If so, sorry for the off-topic. Otherwise, can someone fix this?
> This is something that has been happening off-and-on for a while.  It
> seems to me likely to be something misconfigured in the
> software, but so far no admin has responded to
> requests for debugging help.

It's actually a crashing spamassassin, which then causes the DATA
section of an incoming SMTP transfer to time out, which again causes
some sending email servers, such as gmail, who have a short timeout, to
transfer the message again.

And 'some mail admin' is unfortunately just me. 
- Harald Welte <laforge at>         
Software for the world's first truly open Free Software mobile phone

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