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debian.org email forwarding

I am trying to switch to procmail on master, which involves putting
a proper ~/.procmailrc in place and nothing else.

However, a major problem arises due to spam. My last rule forwards
remaining mails to my normal email address, using the standard mail
forwarding syntax:

  ! my@address.net

Any message forwarded will then be sent with madduck@debian.org
overriding the original envelope sender.

The best way to deal with this is to set

  SENDMAIL="/usr/sbin/sendmail -f $SENDER"

in the .procmailrc file, and the db.debian.or email forwarding page
[0] seems to suggest at the bottom, that $SENDER is in fact passed
in the environment.

This does not seem to be the case. By the time that procmail is
invoked, the environment is pretty much cleared of most everything,
so I cannot get at the original sender address anymore, at least not
with trivial/robust means.

Is this a problem in the mail configuration of exim? If yes, it
would be great to get this fixed. If no, then the db.debian.org page
[0] should be updated. Or am I just overlooking a trivial detail?

0. http://db.debian.org/forward.html

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