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Bug #14535 Mail function always returns false
Submitted: 2001-12-15 12:45 UTC Modified: 2002-06-02 19:54 UTC
From: steve at stevegodwin dot com Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Mail related
PHP Version: 4.1.0 OS: FreeBSD 4.1-RELEASE i386
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2001-12-15 12:45 UTC] steve at stevegodwin dot com
This is to confirm the bug reported in Bug ID #14032

PHP Apache Module
Versions 4.0.4, 4.0.6
FreeBSD 4.1
Installed on a virtual server at Verio

The script below runs fine on my WinNT/IIS development server running PHP 4.0.4 as a CGI module. 

On the FreeBSD virtual server, the same script always returns false, even though the mail message has been sent successfully.

Could it be a problem with how sendmail running on FreeBSD is responding (or not responding) to the mail() function? 

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<?php
error_reporting(E_ALL);

$mail_to = 'steve@stevegodwin.com';
$mail_subject = 'Test Email';
$mail_message = 'This is a test';
$mail_headers = "From:info@stevegodwin.com\nReply-To:info@stevegodwin.com\n";

$sent = TRUE;

$sent = mail($mail_to,$mail_subject,$mail_message,$mail_headers);

if ( $sent == TRUE )
	print("Mail sent successfully");
else
	print("Mail was not sent");
?>

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 [2001-12-15 22:26 UTC] yohgaki@php.net
Could you try 4.10 and/or snapshot and report the result?

http://snaps.php.net/
 [2001-12-15 22:45 UTC] steve at stevegodwin dot com
I don't have 4.1.0 loaded on the FreeBSD machine yet, but I received an email this morning from Ross (tetranz@yahoo.com
) who had reported this problem in Bug ID #14032. 

He tested 4.1.0 yesterday and had the same result as in previous 4.x versions.

By the way, my test script runs fine in PHP3 on the FreeBSD machine, so this appears to be limited to PHP 4.x






 [2002-06-02 19:54 UTC] mfischer@php.net
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