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Re: master.debian.org randomly deferring mail

Andrew Suffield <asuffield@debian.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 05, 2003 at 02:49:12PM +0200, Emile van Bergen wrote:
>> On Sat, Apr 05, 2003 at 02:11:17PM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
>>> To quote the documentation,
>>> Exim insists on there being at least one verifyable address in one of the
>>> "Sender:", "Reply-To:", or "From:" headers (which are checked in that order)
>>> on all incoming SMTP messages. If one cannot be found, the message is
>>> rejected, unless "headers_checks_fail" is unset, in which case a warning
>>> entry is written to the reject log.

>> The big question is, what is a "verifyable address" in this context?
> Glancing at the exim code, it appears to connect to the MX and see if
> it objects to a RCPT TO.

No, that's a different thing (disabled by default), called "callback".
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