Bug#356700: libmail-spf-query-perl: Missing newline in log output -
John A. Martin
jam at jamux.com
Mon Mar 13 23:01:18 UTC 2006
>>>>> "Julian" == Julian Mehnle
>>>>> "Re: libmail-spf-query-perl: Missing newline in log output -
>>>>> since perl-5.8.8-3"
>>>>> Mon, 13 Mar 2006 21:41:55 +0000
Julian> John A. Martin wrote:
>> Julian Mehnle wrote:
>> > What makes you think this is a bug in libmail-spf-query-perl?
>> My prime suspects seemed to be libmail-spf-query-perl or perl.
>> Since there are likely a few more perl users but no Debian Bug
>> reports on perl since the upgrade became available on
>> 2006-02-12 it seemed as if perhaps libmail-spf-query-perl and
>> perl may not be playing nicely together since the perl upgrade.
Julian> I cannot rule that out (yet). What's this
Julian> "postfix/policy-spf" thing that's mentioned in your logs?
Julian> Is that a Postfix policy deamon? Is it the same one
Julian> that's included in libmail-spf-query-perl as "postfix-
Yes, almost the same:
,----[ grep -A 1 '^policy ' /etc/postfix/master.cf ]
policy unix - n n - - spawn
user=nobody argv=/usr/bin/perl /usr/local/libexec/postfix/smtpd-policy.pl
,----[ zcat /usr/share/doc/libmail-spf-query-perl/examples/postfix-policyd-spf.gz>/tmp/postfix-policyd-spf ]
,----[ diff /tmp/postfix-policyd-spf /usr/local/libexec/postfix/smtpd-policy.pl ]
< push @HANDLERS, "testing";
> # push @HANDLERS, "testing";
Close enough? :)
>> > What are these "<23>" and "<22>" things? Are these ASCII
>> > characters as displayed
>> > (i.e. "\x3c\x32\x33\x3e"/"\x3c\x32\x32\x3e") or some kind of
>> > raw ASCII codes (i.e. "\x23"/"\x22")?
>> Beats me. The "<23>" and "<22>" things look like they appear
>> somewhere in the vicinity where newline characters might be
Julian> Darryl L. Miles wrote:
>> Your post caught my eye. I would guess UNIX Syslog selectors.
>> Looking at sys/syslog.h on Linux I would make the most obvious
>> decoding of the value to mean:
>> <22> into 0x16, which is (2<<3) | 6 or LOG_MAIL | LOG_INFO <23>
>> into 0x17, which is (2<<3) | 7 or LOG_MAIL | LOG_DEBUG
Julian> That seems plausible. However I don't have the slightest
Julian> idea why those would show up in raw form in the log.
What are the intended log levels? I don't make much sense of what is
logged even before the mishap. (I normally just grep what I want from
a catch-all log.)
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