[Pkg-exim4-users] exim seems to ignore /etc/email-addresses

Marc Haber mh+pkg-exim4-users at zugschlus.de
Sat May 26 12:11:19 UTC 2007

On Sat, May 26, 2007 at 01:51:28PM +0200, Bernd Schoebel wrote:
> I wrote a message with mutt to my other email
> bernd.schoebel at phil.stud.uni-erlangen.de. But it was rejected because
> exim tried to send it as lix at gmx.de which is not the correct address. It
> should have used my.email at gmx.de. The gmx SMTP-Server claimed that it
> was a differnet loggedin user.

Can you reproduce this by piping a message (or even a single line) to

For me, it seems to work:
$ cat /etc/email-addresses
mh: local.test at zugschlus.de
$ echo foo | exim -d-all+rewrite mh+debian-packages at zugschlus.de
<debug output deleted>

Log entries:
2007-05-26 14:06:10 1Hrv2A-0004LI-K9 <= local.test at zugschlus.de U=mh P=local S=336
2007-05-26 14:09:41 1Hrv2A-0004LI-K9 => mh+debian-packages at zugschlus.de R=smarthost T=remote_smtp_smarthost H=torres.zugschlus.de [] X=TLS-1.0:RSA_AES_256_CBC_SHA1:32 DN="C=DE,L=Mannheim,CN=torres.zugschlus.de (exim4 E-Mail System),EMAIL=mh\+torres.zugschlus.de-exim-tls-cert at zugschlus.de"
2007-05-26 14:09:41 1Hrv2A-0004LI-K9 Completed

I'd like to see your Debug output.


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