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[perl #128020] [PATCH] perlbug needs to wrap long lines for MTAsafety

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James E Keenan via RT
April 29, 2016 22:25
[perl #128020] [PATCH] perlbug needs to wrap long lines for MTAsafety
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On Thu Apr 28 13:28:18 2016, wrote:
> This is a bug report for perl from Niko Tyni <>,
> generated with the help of perlbug 1.40 running under perl 5.22.1.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> [Please describe your issue here]
> My perlbug report got rejected by an MTA because it had a line with
> 1000
> characters, namely the config_args=[...] line from Config::myconfig().
> This seems to be a common limit with MTAs, see for instance
> Please consider the attached patch set, which implements wrapping the
> report body at 900 characters. Attachments and message headers are
> left untouched.
> This report was sent with a patched perlbug; otherwise it would not
> have made it through.

Would it be possible to provide a unit test for this?

Thank you very much.

James E Keenan (

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