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Re: [Nmh-workers] problem with long field names

From: Josh Bressers
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] problem with long field names
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2008 09:41:27 -0400

> This is cut-and-pasted from=20
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=437652
> Description of problem:
> Recently (in the last month or so), linkedin.com has started sending very l=
> ong From fields.  As a result, pick fails with messages like this:
> pick: field name "From notif+qSVakQSqixxnIDNMC-T3Lx04p25VW39JQgVTHbM4Vv0ir0=
> address@hidden  Mon Mar " exc=
> eeds 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>
> ...

Ah ha, I now see the problem!

It looks like you're trying to view an mbox as a mh message.  the From is
missing a :, and the line doesn't look like a normal From header.

Try to inc that file into your inbox, and you should be OK.  The
question now becomes, how did it get there.



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