Greg Lopp on Tue, 17 Apr 2001 09:20:13 -0400

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Re: [PLUG] mutt FROM address

On Mon, Apr 16, 2001 at 05:11:51PM -0400, gabriel rosenkoetter wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2001 at 04:37:53PM -0400, MaD dUCK wrote:
> > which worked... weird... because the hidden_host thing is pretty much
> > exactly what's happening...
> Judging by your mail headers, you're using 1.2.5i, which is the most
> current version.
> It's *plausible* that usage of the hidden_host variable was broken
> some time recently. You might want to check with Michael Elkins.
> Also, have you tried a hostname other than mail.? It's also
> plausible that mutt magically swallows this particular hostname as
> part of its mailing list support. (It shouldn't, especially not in
> envelope from addresses, but it could be an active bit of code
> that's affecting a header it oughtn't.)

I recently upgraded from 1.0.1i to 1.2.5i (as part of a move from
RH6.2 to Debian 2.2).  A similar problem was on my list of things to
iron out.  I had

set hostname =

but all I would get was
From: <lopp>

Using "set from" works nicely, but it isn't just your machine that is
messing up "set hostname"


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