Bug#869871: closed by Andreas Metzler <ametzler at bebt.de> (Re: Bug#869871: exim4-config: /etc/mailname is ignored)

Vladislav Kurz vladislav.kurz at webstep.net
Wed Aug 2 09:32:12 UTC 2017

On 08/02/17 11:21, Debian Bug Tracking System wrote:

> No (at least not by default), it uses
> /usr/sbin/sendmail -oi -f login at hostname.fqdn -t
> and the recipient address in To: is qualified with the local hostname.

> So nothing for exim left to do. Let's close.

Sure nothing for exim, but I think that the bug is still with mailutils.
Either they should let sendmail (exim, postfix, whatever) do the
qualification, or use /etc/mailname (if possible) instead of hostname.

Best Regards
        Vladislav Kurz

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