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Re: mail: Sending...failed with exit value 71


From: Glenn Morris
Subject: Re: mail: Sending...failed with exit value 71
Date: Mon, 08 Dec 2003 19:45:31 +0000
User-agent: Gnus (www.gnus.org), GNU Emacs (www.gnu.org/software/emacs/)

address@hidden wrote:

> So, it must be that there's some other configuration item in emacs
> which is bombing when it tries to send the mail.

Alright then, the crystal ball says:

You have a sendmail installation where the sendmail executable (eg
/usr/sbin/sendmail) is not suid root. Either make it so (chmod u+s
/usr/sbin/sendmail), or if you can't/don't want to do that, try

(setq message-send-mail-function 'smtpmail-send-it  ; for Gnus
      send-mail-function 'smtpmail-send-it          ; for other things
      smtpmail-debug-info t    ; only while you sort out this issue
      smtpmail-smtp-server "your.mail.server")


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