[Mailman-Users] demime.pl with smrsh

Christopher P. Lindsey lindsey at mallorn.com
Thu Mar 1 04:45:24 CET 2001

On Feb 28, Clark E. Morgan wrote:
> foo: "|/home/mailman/mail/demime.pl - |/home/mailman/mail/wrapper post foo"
>    ----- Transcript of session follows -----
> sh: cannot use | in command
> 554 "|/home/mailman/mail/demime.pl - |/home/mailman/mail/wrapper post
> shaka"... Service unavailable
> So I'm thinking it's the pipe into a pipe that is creating the problem.
> I'm running smrsh and am not sure if the limitation is being imposed there
> or not. I do have the approp sym links for both the mailman wrapper and
> demime.pl in sm.bin. Has anyone seen this and can recommend a viable
> solution?

Yes, that's a smrsh limitation.

The only real solution is to create a script that takes input and
pipes it to wrapper, then make that script runable by smrsh.


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