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Re: [Nmh-workers] nmh 1.5 question

From: JerryHeyman
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] nmh 1.5 question
Date: Sat, 8 Jun 2013 14:27:21 -0400

On Sat, 08 Jun 2013 14:14:19 -0400, Ken Hornstein <address@hidden> wrote:

Thanks Ken - so the new installation is where the problem is.
That's kind of what I thought originally.


> I just tried to do this myself, and I got the expected result.  So I
> am not sure this is nmh's fault.
> >Received: from unix.hobbeshollow.com (localhost [])
> >     by unix.hobbeshollow.com (Postfix) with ESMTP id 08B8CAE0
> >     for <address@hidden>; Sat,  8 Jun 2013 12:49:35 -0400 (EDT)
> >To: address@hidden
> >From: address@hidden
> >Reply-To: address@hidden
> >Subject: testing messages
> >Date: Sat, 08 Jun 2013 12:49:34 -0400
> >Message-Id: <address@hidden>
> So ... the _text_ of the message contains a Received: line?  That
> suggests to me that nmh is _not_ at fault, because nmh will never add a
> Received: header to a draft.
> I am guessing by the headers of this message (which was your message
> body) that you are using SMTP to submit to a copy of postfix running on
> your local machine (either directly with smtp, or via running sendmail
> -bs).  This suggests to me that the problem lies somewhere within the
> local instance of Postfix.  You said that Mailx doesn't do the same thing,
> but I suspect that the difference there is that it's feeding the message
> to sendmail on standard input (sendmail -t) instead of speaking SMTP.
> Now, as for solutions ... well, you could test to see if this is the problem
> by setting up send/post to send to another server.  Or you could simply
> replicate it by running /usr/sbin/sendmail -bs and doing SMTP yourself
> with a hand-crafted message.
> --Ken
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