Re: [exim-dev] question about exigrep 'completion' patterns

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Author: Philip Hazel
To: John Jetmore
CC: exim-dev
Subject: Re: [exim-dev] question about exigrep 'completion' patterns
On Tue, 6 Mar 2007, John Jetmore wrote:

> While playing with exigrep this morning I received several lines like this
> at the end of output:
> +++ 1HOI5v-0002oe-9F not completed +++
> 2007-03-05 12:43:02 1HOI5v-0002oe-9F SMTP data timeout (message abandoned)
> on connection from ( [] F=<ADDR>
> +++ 1HOJ1t-0003rx-8m not completed +++
> 2007-03-05 14:28:58 1HOJ1t-0003rx-8m rejected from <ADDR> H=(j5tlj91)
> []: message too big: read=36099481 max=31457280
> Should these be marked as completed because exim is indicating that it is
> not going to do anything further with the messages?

Probably, yes. This is clearly an oversight. Some suitable wording such
as "abandoned" or "rejected" might be better than "completed". How to
decide, however? Search for "rejected", I suppose.

Philip Hazel            University of Cambridge Computing Service
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