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Re: mutt question

On Sun, May 27, 2007 at 11:40:29PM -0400, Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
> On Sun, May 27, 2007 at 11:16:49PM -0400, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> > What user modifiable variable holds a user's email address in mutt?  That 
> > is the address once a message gets sent a reader will find on the from: 
> > line?  The x-sender field may need control too in my situation.  The home 
> > network has got a hostname and domain on it that not only don't exist 
> > anywhere on the internet, the domain isn't even in any of the 
> > recognizeable domain tables.  In order to go out onto the internet 
> > everything in what mutt would consider my email address for local purposes 
> > has to be changed to different values since my account name also doesn't 
> > match any of my internet account account names.
> > 
> This is what I do:
> set realname="Roberto C. Sanchez"
> set from="roberto@connexer.com"

it is my experience that exim doesn't like that and will rewrite the
from address unless you set 

local_sender_retain = true
trusted_users = andrew

on the local machine. I of course could be missing something obvious,
but its what I had to do to keep from sending out mail from


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