Bug#760278: exim4: no longer uses the FQDN as the HELO value

Marc Haber mh+debian-packages at zugschlus.de
Tue Sep 2 13:36:33 UTC 2014

severity 760278 normal

On Tue, Sep 02, 2014 at 03:03:44PM +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> after an upgrade, perhaps due to the libnss-myhostname installation
> (as a Recommends).

This behavior has been recently noticed on mailing lists as well. I
consider this a bug in libnss-myhostname.

See the docs how exim finds out its local host name. This mechanism
hasnt changed in decades.


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