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Re: Mail::Sendmail module; Perl 5.8.0; WinXP (Socket problem?)

On Mon, 26 May 2003, Ian Sealy wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm trying to use the Mail::Sendmail Perl module with Perl 5.8.0-2 on
> Windows XP. The Cygwin DLL version is 1.3.22.
> make test produces:
> /usr/bin/perl.exe "-Iblib/lib" "-Iblib/arch"
> 1..2
> Test Mail::Sendmail 0.79
> Trying to send a message to the author (and/or whoever if you edited
> (The test is designed so it can be run by Test::Harness from
> Edit it to send the mail to yourself for more concrete feedback. If you
> do this, you also need to specify a different mail server, and possibly
> a different From: address.)
> Current recipient(s): 'Sendmail Test <>'
> ok 1
> Server set to:
> Sending...
> Use of uninitialized value in chomp at blib/lib/Mail/ line 158, <S> chunk 1.
> Use of uninitialized value in pattern match (m//) at blib/lib/Mail/ line 160, <S> chunk 1.
> Use of uninitialized value in concatenation (.) or string at blib/lib/Mail/ line 333, <S> chunk 1.
> HELO error ()
> !Error sending mail:
> HELO error ()
> not ok 2
> The script hangs for a long time (at "Sending...") before
> printing the errors. Any idea what could be wrong? Are there any
> problems with using the Socket module under Cygwin (which is pretty much
> all Mail::Sendmail does)?
> Cheers,
> Ian


Just to test a theory, could you set the PERLIO environment variable to
"perlio", export it, and re-run the test?  See
<> for details; this
information should also be in the release notes section of
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