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Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Sender address@hidden

From: Mike Gerwitz
Subject: Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Sender address@hidden
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:59 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.92 (gnu/linux)

On Thu, Jul 21, 2016 at 21:03:40 -0600, Bob Proulx wrote:
> I went looking for that in the code.  I found it.  But the logic going
> into it is rather convoluted.  It's here.

Seems like that should be okay; it's not hitting line 73, because the
`From' header I received does not contain separate name and e-mail parts
("<...>").  Since the header is only produced by line $79, that implies that...

> Which is called from here:

...the global `$sys_email_address' is either 'address@hidden' or empty,
unless some other part of the system is later overwriting the
header.  If it's empty, the MTA might default it to

That said, the user under which Savane is running isn't root:

  X-Apparently-From: (Savane authenticated user hlam)

But the process that ends up sending the mail might be.

> Patches welcome!

It seems like the code may be correct.  I can't debug any further,
unfortunately, not having access to that box.

Thanks for the reply!  It's not a huge deal given other priorities that
likely exist, as long as it's not causing other problems.

Mike Gerwitz
Free Software Hacker+Activist | GNU Maintainer & Volunteer       | GPG Key ID: 0x8EE30EAB

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