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Bug 359421 - mail-mta/ssmtp-2.64 FromLineOverride option is ignored
Summary: mail-mta/ssmtp-2.64 FromLineOverride option is ignored
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: No maintainer - Look at if you want to take care of it
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-03-18 23:19 UTC by Marco Clocchiatti
Modified: 2019-03-26 20:02 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
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Runtime testing required: ---

simple patch (ssmtp-2.64-FromLineOverride.patch,343 bytes, text/plain)
2011-03-18 23:21 UTC, Marco Clocchiatti

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Description Marco Clocchiatti 2011-03-18 23:19:39 UTC
mail-mta/ssmtp-2.64 FromLineOverride option is buggy

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. set FromLineOverride=never in /etc/ssmtp/ssmtp.conf
make a header.txt file, similar to this one:
From: My Name<>
Subject: any

3. do something similar to:
cat someText.txt |mutt -H header.txt

Actual Results:  
the from line is substituted with username@hostname

Expected Results:  
the from line should be the mutt defined:
My Name<>
Comment 1 Marco Clocchiatti 2011-03-18 23:21:15 UTC
Created attachment 266401 [details]
simple patch
Comment 2 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2011-03-21 01:26:42 UTC
(Looks remarkably like bug #22821.)