[Mailman-Users] Filtering HTML & RICH

Rick Pasotto rick at niof.net
Tue Jun 12 15:11:30 CEST 2001

On Mon, Jun 11, 2001 at 09:45:57AM -0700, alex wetmore wrote:
> Most people handle this issue by using demime, stripmime, or a
> similar tool which down-converts the email to rich text.  This
> is the easiest option for most users to understand.
> If you search the archives you'll find tons of information on this.
> Stripmime can be found at http://www.phred.org/~alex/stripmime.html.
> Demime can be found at http://scifi.squawk.com/demime.html.

I finally got around to installing stripmime but I evidently have
something wrong. This is the error message I get:

2001-06-12 08:49:57 159ncK-0005vW-00 **
|/usr/local/bin/stripmime.pl|/var/lib/mailman/mail/wrapper post lp-meck
<lp-meck at niof.net> D=system_aliases T=address_pipe: Child process of
address_pipe transport returned 69 (could mean service or program
unavailable) from command:

It works from the command line using stdin on an html message. Why is
exim having a problem? Is exim's environment different?

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