[Esd-l] sanitizer and sendmail: illegal option -- U

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Sun May 11 16:24:30 PDT 2003

On Sun, 11 May 2003, Joerg Brandt wrote:

> I've found the reason in the servers procmail logfile:
> /usr/lib/sendmail: illegal option -- U.
> The option is now deprecated.
> What did "-U" mean and how to deal with that now?
> The corresponding line in html-trap.procmail is:

See the discussion of MTA_FLAGS_CMDLN in the sanitizer configuration
documentation. You need to set it to " " (one space) to turn off the

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