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Bug #9859 mail() doesn't send cc or bcc as in the manual instructions
Submitted: 2001-03-20 02:42 UTC Modified: 2001-05-22 03:33 UTC
From: joel at intwebservices dot com Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Mail related
PHP Version: 4.0.4pl1 OS: Windows NT 4.0
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2001-03-20 02:42 UTC] joel at intwebservices dot com
script example:
$mailsubject="cc test";
$mailmessage="message content";
the mail was sent?
echo "<br>returnvar= $returnvar<br>";
The above does not send the carbon copy.

The pdf manual says:
$headers .= "\n"; // CC to
$headers .= ",\n"; // BCCs to
/* and now mail it */
mail($recipient, $subject, $message, $headers);

That does not work since Win32 sendmail.c looks for case sensitve "Cc:"
sendmail.c also does not look for "bcc:"

Also you must have "\r\n" not just "\n".

I think the problem is here in win32 sendmail.c :

	if (headers && (pos1 = strstr(headers, "Cc:"))) {
		pos2 = strstr(pos1, "\r\n");
		tempMailTo = estrndup(pos1, pos2-pos1);


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 [2001-05-21 05:06 UTC]
I've corrected the Cc: and Bcc: problems in the mail() example, but I'm reclassifying this as a Mail Function problem.  Is it necessary for the win32 version of the mail() function to require that you use \r\n? 

If it is, I can add this information to the mail function docs.
 [2001-05-22 01:45 UTC]
see also bug #10136

the facts are: mail on win32 require \r\n newlines
also it is case sensitive on Cc: and Bcc: - it will not honour them if spelled any other way.

here is the offending code (located in win32/sendmail.c):

if (headers && (pos1 = strstr(headers, "Cc:"))) {
  pos2 = strstr(pos1, "\r\n");
  tempMailTo = estrndup(pos1, pos2-pos1);
  token = strtok(tempMailTo, ",");

i do not have win32 build env setup so cannot fix this
 [2001-05-22 03:33 UTC]
If this is the case, then I'm closing this bug report and I will document the behavior under the mail function.
 [2003-03-19 04:02 UTC] admin at aesirnetworks dot com
print mail('', 
    'Subject', 'Your message here.', 
    "To: The Receiver <>\n" . 
    "From: The Sender <>\n" . 
    "Cc: Interested <>\r\n" . 
    "X-Mailer: PHP 4.x"); 

Fails to send with any combination of \r\n or \n, and CC, cC,Cc, and etc. Basically we are are unable to send with CC at all.
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