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Re: [bug-mailutils] DNS name resolution...

From: Timothy Carpenter
Subject: Re: [bug-mailutils] DNS name resolution...
Date: Wed, 07 May 2003 20:12:37 +0100
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Thx for the suggestions.

It appears to be an issue in DNS, though nslookup now works (after a reboot)
but traceroute does not.

I am continuing my investigations (this may be an Apple OSX nix problem) and
will keep the board posted.

On 6/5/03 9:35 pm, "md" <address@hidden> wrote:

> Timothy:
> Here is a sample program to send and receive email.
> You wanted a programmatic way to do it and here it is.
> This sample created by Sergey Panzyakoff.
> DNS failures are usually a computer setup problem.
> If you are using linux, type this at a command line prompt: nslookup
> www.google.com.
> This may identify why your DNS is not working.
> Hope it helps,
> Mark Diener
> Timothy Carpenter wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Now I am finally able to move on to feeling my way with mailutils I have the
>> usual dumb questions!
>> As a precursor to coding I have tried the simplest thing - sfrom - to look
>> at an email account and get something back.
>> I have entered and got the following:
>> timcarpenter% setenv MAIL=pop://address@hidden
>> timcarpenter% ./sfrom
>> mailbox_open: DNS name resolution failed
>> So I am missing something pretty basic, but I am unable to find out where to
>> go next (my email f/e seems happy enough to work with that URL). Frankly, I
>> am used to such f/e email apps and not in the slightest used to using UNIX
>> directly for email - so apologies for such a basic question. I want to avoid
>> turning my machine into an email server, if possible.
>> BTW- my target is to programmatically get new mail alerts in realtime or at
>> worst 1sec interval polling from 2 or more email addresses to separate
>> applications.
>> Thanks in advance
>> Tim
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