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Subject: Re: owner- alias becomes a problem
From: Todd Vierling <tv @ pobox . com>
Date: Sat, 29 Aug 1998 11:20:02 -0400 (EDT)
To: "David W. Tamkin" <dattier @ Mcs . Net>
Cc: list-managers @ greatcircle . com

On Fri, 28 Aug 1998, David W. Tamkin wrote:

: You see, under sendmail-8.9.0 and SunOS 5.6, when a subscriber submits to the
: list and the article is *successfully* delivered to the submission alias,
: sendmail clobbers the original envelope sender on the UNIX From_ line with
: the address to which owner-listname expands (or with owner-listname itself
: if it expands to a pipe).

Are you sure this isn't the mailing list manager at work?  Typically _they_
change the envelope sender such that bounces won't loop.

: Since newer sendmail versions do not add Return-Path: any more, the original
: envelope sender information is lost.

Huh?  Sendmail 8.9.0 (and now 8.9.1) adds a Return-Path: here.  And I have
several owner- addresses.

-- 
-- Todd Vierling (Personal tv @
 pobox .
 com; Bus. todd_vierling @
 xn .
 xerox .
 com)




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