missing message body; fatal error

Vernon Schryver vjs@calcite.rhyolite.com
Mon Aug 30 14:27:13 UTC 2004

> From: James Turnbull 

> Still having this same problem:
> Aug 25 22:44:00 absinthe dccproc[25308]: missing message body; fatal error
> With all incoming mail.
> Postfix 2.1.4, DCC 1.2.50, Kernel 2.4.26 on Red Hat FC2, Spamassassin 
> 3.0rc1 and Amavisd 2.1.0.
> I think it started failing after the SA 3.0 upgrade.
> Anyone ideas or can I provide some further information?  dccproc with 
> debugging seems to produce no additional output.

Somehow your system is not giving dccproc message bodies.

A classic tactic for debugging such problems is to replace the program,
in this case dccproc, with a shell script that writes things to such
as $* to files, perhaps uses `tee` to capture stdin, and finally runs
the real program.

Vernon Schryver    vjs@rhyolite.com

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