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

Scott Taylor scott at dctchambers.com
Mon May 12 07:25:17 PDT 2003

At 04:24 PM 05/11/03, John D. Hardin wrote:
>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?

Good question.  Even my antiquated version, Sendmail 8.8.8/SCO5 doesn't 
have this option.  Neither that nor my most recent even mention it in the 
man files.

> > 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

Maybe it's time to kill that default, eh John?

>    4 days until The Matrix Reloaded

WooHoo! There is a prerelease viewing, at the local theatre, on Wed. at 
10PM. :)

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