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Re: How to change the From: field in bug reports

On Thu, 22 Oct 1998 21:59:00 +0100 (GMT), Jules Bean <jmlb2@hermes.cam.ac.uk> said:
> [...] in general, From: addresses can only be changed by root, so to
> do this, we'd have to make bug suid root.

Huh?  The message passed into /usr/sbin/sendmail can have any From:
header the user desires.  If we have an MTA for which this isn't the
case, it is broken.  I would be surprised if that were the case, though.

Roderick Schertler

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