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Bug 2105 - Any mediawiki mail functions are potentially blocked by missing "space"in php mail() call in UserMailer::userMailer()
Any mediawiki mail functions are potentially blocked by missing "space"in php...
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Special pages (Other open bugs)
1.5.x
All All
: Highest critical with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://www.php.net/manual/en/function...
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Depends on:
Blocks: 454 2014
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Reported: 2005-05-08 05:56 UTC by T. Gries
Modified: 2010-05-15 15:38 UTC (History)
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Description T. Gries 2005-05-08 05:56:17 UTC
Any mail function within MediaWiki (mail a new password, email user, confirm
email, ENotif) is potentially(*) broken in a certain php version [1] due to a
missing space. This has been reported by a user.

Fix by adding an additional space after the "-f" option letter.

Example 3 in [2], which was used when implementing this in UserMailer.php, does
not show the space, but it helped to get a touchy php mail() implementation running.

Therefore I suggest to change line 132 in UserMailer.php from
 mail( wfQuotedPrintable_name_and_emailaddr($to), $subject, $body, $headers,
"-f{$wgEmergencyContact}\n");
to
 mail( wfQuotedPrintable_name_and_emailaddr($to), $subject, $body, $headers, "-f
{$wgEmergencyContact}\n");

[1] PHP: 4.3.10 (apache)
[2] http://www.php.net/manual/en/function.mail.php
Comment 1 Anders Wegge Jakobsen 2005-05-22 08:32:47 UTC
Not a PHP problem, but a problem with some implementations of the sendmail
executable. Fixed in HEAD.

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