[Esd-l] Funny problem with From lines

Jonathan Giles jong at clinedavis.com
Wed Oct 17 18:55:01 PDT 2001

so your fix was to use an earlier version of procmail.
we are using v3.21
and I know 3.22 is out, or I think it is and they claim it is stable.
ports in freebsd... 4.3 is what we are using, installs 3.21 but manually I
can upgrade.
Would you suggest that?

On Wed, 17 Oct 2001, James Jones wrote:

> At 04:43 PM 10/17/2001 -0700, John D. Hardin wrote:
> >I'm going to be out of town for a week. Can anybody else duplicate
> >this on a stock 1.130?
> I don't know about stock 1.130, but I had the problem with earlier versions.
> The fix (for me) was to go back to a previous version of procmail.  I'm 
> running Debian 2.2 and they released a security fix for procmail.  I 
> installed it and a month later someone complained about not getting their 
> attachments.  I went in and checked and sure enough, the "F" was missing 
> from the "From" for certain attachments (ones that would be 
> macro-checked).  I pulled my hair out for a while and was about ready to 
> write something to the list to see if anyone else had experienced it when I 
> noticed it was procmail that was causing the problem.
> The Debian packages in question are ...
> Bad version of procmail ... 3.15.2-1
> Old version that works ... 3.13.1-4
> James
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