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Bug #11950 not sending e-mail at all
Submitted: 2001-07-07 18:08 UTC Modified: 2002-04-08 00:00 UTC
Avg. Score:4.6 ± 0.8
Reproduced:4 of 4 (100.0%)
Same Version:0 (0.0%)
Same OS:0 (0.0%)
From: bogo at cyberdude dot com Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: Mail related
PHP Version: 4.0.5 OS: Debian Linux
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2001-07-07 18:08 UTC] bogo at cyberdude dot com
A call to the mail function in the form:

   mail .....

will not send an e-mail. Using the following format:

  $something = mail .....

will send the e-mail correctly.

I've encoutered this problem using the free web hosting provided by, who are using Debian Linux.


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 [2001-07-09 03:57 UTC]
hm, i can't really belive this ...

can you provide some example code
a little bit more complete?
 [2001-08-10 11:07 UTC]
no feedback
 [2002-03-06 17:55 UTC] surak at surak dot eti dot br
It happens the same to me when the mail server is running qmail, no matter the os.
 [2002-03-07 00:37 UTC]
Please upgrade to a newer version and see if the problem still exists.
 [2002-04-08 00:00 UTC] php-bugs at lists dot php dot net
No feedback was provided for this bug for over a month, so it is
being suspended automatically. If you are able to provide the
information that was originally requested, please do so and change
the status of the bug back to "Open".
 [2003-08-03 12:32 UTC] emaa at softhome dot net
Problem still there...
Unresolved.. Tried to find bugs in Redhat Linux, sendmail..
But NOPE.. Can send mail, but not through PHP..
Tried to upgrade too...

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