Test mode for email

David Miller justdave at bugzilla.org
Tue Oct 14 00:29:58 UTC 2003

On 10/13/2003 5:21 PM -0700, Joel Peshkin wrote:

> It seems that, whenever I try to test new changes on the database from
> my live site, I have to do some hack to prevent sending spurious emails
> or to ensure that the emails go to me instead.  This is especially
> important when testing email notification changes.
> I cannot possibly be the only person with this problem.  Should we....
> a) Provide a param or config variable to force ALL mail to be sent to a
> specific address (even though the To: in the message will point to the
> actual user)
> b) Provide a mechanism to force all mail to be written to a file instead
> of sent
> c) Continue to hack around the problem

There used to be a $sendmail = 1 at the top of processmail that you could
set to 0.  processmail is gone obviously.  I don't know if that survived.
Dave Miller      Project Leader, Bugzilla Bug Tracking System
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