253592Re: Case sensitive oddity when mail delivered.
- May 28, 2009On Thu, 28 May 2009, Rick wrote:
> Following up on my previous posts, I'm still experiencing this issue ofOdd. I cannot reproduce that problem here, also using dovecot as
> sometimes email being delivered as upper case (which ends up in the file
> system as upper case). I appreciate the guidance I've received, but I hate
> putting fixes in place without understanding what's broken.
> Empirical testing shows SOME email addresses appear to stay upper case when
> they deliver, and others do not.
> telnet mail.example.com 25
> EHLO corwyn.net
> MAIL FROM: dovecot@...
> RCPT TO: TEST222@...
> SUBJECT: TEST CAPS
> delivers mail to /var/spool/mail/migration.EXAMPLE.COM (which would be bad,
> as part of it is upper case).
> Yet the EXACT same sequence using TEST22@...,
> TEST2222@..., TEST111@... all deliver
> to /var/spool/mail/migration.example.com. Only
> TEST222@... causes mail to be delivered without being
> lower-cased. (WTF?!?)
virtual_transport. Just to be sure, you are passing at least the 'hu' flags
to pipe(8) for dovecot's LDA, right? These two flags ensure case-folding,
which local(8) does by default.
Sahil Tandon <sahil@...>
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