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[Nmh-workers] problem with long field names

From: John Heidemann
Subject: [Nmh-workers] problem with long field names
Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2008 12:55:30 -0700

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Description of problem:
Recently (in the last month or so), linkedin.com has started sending very long 
From fields.  As a result, pick fails with messages like this:

pick: field name "From address@hidden  Mon Mar " exceeds 127 bytes
pick: format error in message 169

Here's the start of the message:

From address@hidden  Mon Mar  3 02:03:01 2008
Return-Path: <address@hidden>

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. generate a message with a too-long From line
2. scan +inbox

Actual Results:
See description for error message.

Expected Results:
No error message, successful scan.

Additional info:
I have a patch and will attach it subsequently.

Patches attached.

   -John Heidemann

Attachment: nmh-namesz.patch
Description: Binary data

Attachment: nmh-namesz-spec.patch
Description: Binary data

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