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

Andreas Metzler ametzler at bebt.de
Wed Aug 2 10:12:52 UTC 2017

On 2017-08-02 Vladislav Kurz <vladislav.kurz at webstep.net> wrote:
> 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.

Yes, you are right. However since there is are two (merged) open
bug-report against mailutils for this it is IMHO ok to close this one.

cu Andreas
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