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Subject: Net::SMTP->new() HOST parameter is incompatible with old versions
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The HOST parameter in Net::SMTP's constructor used to be the only way other than Net::Config to specify an MX in older versions at least up to 2.26; this should be documented. Code written for the current v2.31 will break with an obscure "Error setting up SMTP connection:" e.g. on Debian Sarge while passing HOST as an extra parameter instead of as part of OPTIONS works everywhere.


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