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Bug#620825: bacula-director-common: wrong email From address



Package: bacula-director-common
Version: 5.0.2-2.2+b1
Severity: minor
Tags: upstream patch
Blocked-By: 519567

Hi there!

By default, Bacula sends email with the following originator address
'From: (Bacula) <root@localhost>' (for the domain part see #519567).
AFAIK this is wrong, but i could not find any RFC dictating it.
Nevertheless, this causes Gnus/Emacs, Icedove/Thunberbird and RoundCube
to show it as "From: (Bacula)".  FYI, Evolution shows it as "From:
<root@localhost.$DOMAIN>" and Mutt simply as "From: Bacula".

I guess you would like to have it showed as "From: Bacula", for which
you need to correct it to 'From: <root@localhost> (Bacula)' (like other
system-wide services do, e.g. cron or debbugs).

However, please note that I could not get any email generated from bsmtp
with the correct 'From: <root@localhost> (Bacula)', using either one of
the following forms:

  -f \"\<%r\> \(Bacula\)\"
  -f \"\<%r\>\ \(Bacula\)\"
  -f \"\<root@sha.pca.it\> \(Bacula\)\"
  -f \"\<root\> \(Bacula\)\"

Simply removing the less-than and greater-than signs does the trick.

Thx, bye,
Gismo / Luca

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 6.0.1
  APT prefers squeeze-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'squeeze-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=it_IT.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=it_IT.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages bacula-director-common depends on:
ii  adduser            3.112+nmu2            add and remove users and groups
ii  bacula-common      5.0.2-2.2+b1          network backup, recovery and verif
ii  bsd-mailx [mailx]  8.1.2-0.20100314cvs-1 simple mail user agent
ii  debconf [debconf-2 1.5.36.1              Debian configuration management sy
ii  libc6              2.11.2-10             Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libgcc1            1:4.4.5-8             GCC support library
ii  libssl0.9.8        0.9.8o-4squeeze1      SSL shared libraries
ii  libstdc++6         4.4.5-8               The GNU Standard C++ Library v3
ii  libwrap0           7.6.q-19              Wietse Venema's TCP wrappers libra
ii  lsb-base           3.2-23.2squeeze1      Linux Standard Base 3.2 init scrip

bacula-director-common recommends no packages.

bacula-director-common suggests no packages.

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