[csw-users] Problem with Exim, SpamAssassin or procmail

James Lee james at blastwave.org
Sat Sep 24 11:39:37 CEST 2005

On 23/09/05, 19:00:18, Steve Garcia <sgarcia at bak.rr.com> wrote regarding 
[csw-users] Problem with Exim, SpamAssassin or procmail:

> Every mail message has an extra "From" line in the headers.  The first
> line in the message is still the normal From line:

>  From sender at senderdomain.com  Fri Sep 23 15:21:07 2005

> but immediately following that line is another line which always begins
> with a ">"

>  >From steve Fri Sep 23 15:21:07 2005

> This second line always has the beginning ">" and it is always "from"
> the recipient.  That is, all my messages are from "steve", all my
> department head's messages are from "marc", etc.

Look to procmail.  There is the -f option and the man pages talks

     line, it will generate an additional `>From ' line  to  help
     distinguish fake mails.

And a few other reference in the procmail docs.  So I think procmail
is doing it but I can't say straight off what you do to cure your


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