Subject: Re: bin/3286: sendmail doesn't escape 'From' and uses wrong id for .forward
To: Christoph Badura <>
From: Andrew Wheadon <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 03/04/1997 12:06:06
> andrew@wipux2.wifo.uni-mannheim.DE (Andrew Wheadon) writes:
> >	When sendmail receives a mail that contains lines 
> >	beginning with 'From' it does not escape them. 
> Do you mean "any line that starts with 'From'" or "lines that could be
> taken as valid 'From_' lines"?  In the former case, I argue for fixing
> the broken MUA.  A From_ line has a well defined format.
I mean lines that start with 'From ' and look like this:
	'From daemon Tue Mar  4 02:16:28 1997'

der Mouse argues for changing the Agent, is that elm or mail.local ?
mail.local has code for escaping From but doesn't seem to do it.
I noticed that "mail" has no problem with the above line appearing
in a mail.


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