Subject: Re: bin/37226: Failure to send mail from cron when using STARTTLS client
To: None <gnats-bugs@NetBSD.org>
From: Chris Ross <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/26/2007 22:07:49
On Oct 26, 2007, at 22:05, Chris Ross wrote:
> On Oct 26, 2007, at 21:50, John Nemeth wrote:
>> This is setting a bunch of timeouts to "0". I assume the
>> idea is
>> to not have cron hang indefinitely if there are mail problems.
>> However, it probably takes a bit of time to do crypto processing.
>> changing the "-or0s" to "-or1m". This should allow a considerable
>> ammount of time for processing without having cron hang forever.
> Yup. As you expected, this causes it to work. Even trying the
> command-line test I was using with -or10s works alright for me,
> on my 450Mhz sparc64.
It occurs to me that cron runs things once-a-minute, so using
a minute as a timeout may be a bad idea. I would recommend
something in the 10-30 second range. Anyway. Thanks for your