HylaFAX The world's
most advanced open source fax server
[hylafax-users] faxmail pdf attachment issues.
I have installed hylafax on a linux redhat 9.0 system and I have fax send and receive working.
The problem I am experiencing is with conversion of pdf files to faxable data. First my setup ...
I modified /etc/aliases to do the following.
faxes: "| /usr/bin/perl /var/spool/hylafax/bin/hylaFudge.pl | /usr/bin/faxmail -u uucp -v -d"
where faxes are accepted via mail, filtered by a perl script for minor header manipulation and
then sent to faxmail. All of this seems to work as long as I send simple e-mails with no
attachments. When I send a pdf attachment then I get ...
---- Unsent job status ----
Sender: Rob Scidmore""
Submitted From: localhost.localdomain
Page Width: 209 (mm)
Page Length: 296 (mm)
Resolution: 196 (lpi)
Status: Error: /undefined in FATAL Operand stack:
<deleted meaningless stuff from Ghostcript>
If I look at the postcript results from the docq directory I see the following message
embedded in the postcript docq file ...
FATAL ERROR: //etc/setup.cache is missing!
The file //etc/setup.cache is not present. This
probably means the machine has not been setup using the faxsetup(8C)
command. Read the documentation on setting up HylaFAX before you
startup a server system.
My working assumption was that the environment necessary to run hylafax is
not present when run by sendmail and this is why the $SPOOL variable is not
Can someone tell me either what I am doing wrong, or what I need to do right
to get this working.
Rob Scidmore X-ES Inc.
Phone: 608-833-1155 7878 Big Sky Drive
Fax: 608-827-6171 Madison, WI 53719
____________________ HylaFAX(tm) Users Mailing List _______________________
To subscribe/unsubscribe, click http://lists.hylafax.org/cgi-bin/lsg2.cgi
On UNIX: mail -s unsubscribe hylafax-users-request@xxxxxxxxxxx < /dev/null
*To learn about commercial HylaFAX(tm) support, mail sales@xxxxxxxxxxxx*