MIME Parser Error

Carlos Mennens carloswill at gmail.com
Thu Nov 3 15:59:06 CET 2011

On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 10:39 AM, Mark Martinec
<Mark.Martinec+amavis at ijs.si> wrote:
> As Patrick and Gary said, looks like a trouble with a /tmp directory
> (protection?) or its file system (full or out of inodes).
> Older versions of MIME-tools (5.419 and older) use IO::File->new_tmpfile
> to create a temporary file (typically in a /tmp directory), and return
> a silly diagnostics "Invalid argument" on encountering any problem.
> Versions of MIME-tools starting with 5.500 use File::Temp->new instead.
> On a failure this returns a much more sensible diagnostics.

Yup. This was exactly the problem. File restore from tape changed
permissions and ownership of /tmp.

Thanks so much for pointing out the obvious everyone!

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