[pskmail] Re: problem with USER= in retrieving mail

  • From: Rein Couperus <rein@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 06 Apr 2007 18:36:50 +0200

Fred, what version of the client?
There is no limitation on the USER. But the error message shows 
the data has not been initialized properly. Have you checked the record in the 
user data base?
I will look into it if you tell me what version you use.


> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Gesendet: 06.04.07 18:21:01
> An: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> CC: "Elbert A. White III" <w4tx@xxxxxxxx>
> Betreff: [pskmail] problem with USER= in retrieving mail

> Hello Rein,
> I have been trying to set up W4TX to use PSKmail. The problem is that he 
> always gets the message 'No mail', even when there is mail.
> When he is connected and sends ~QTC 1+, the server shows:
> ~QTC 1+
> Req. QTC from 1
> mail.e1w.com|
> USER=fieldstonefarms
> Use of unitialized value in pattern match (m//) at 
> /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8/Mail/POP3Client.pm line 1075, <GEN9> line 2.
> fieldstonefarms, his_password|
> Count=-1
> If I remember correctly, this is the same error I was receiving a few 
> months ago when I was trying to use an email account that required the 
> whole email address (fred@xxxxxxxxxxx) for the USER. I know you said you 
> were removing @domain.xxx since no one in their right mind would do it 
> that way ;>). Is there also a length limit on USER that may be a problem 
> here? His USER is 15 characters long.
> Thanks es 73,
> Fred
> wb5con


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