mangled SMTP headers with spamassassin / qmail / debian stable (long)

Lennart Sorensen lsorense-1wCw9BSqJbv44Nm34jS7GywD8/FfD2ys at
Thu Dec 11 03:33:35 UTC 2003

On Wed, Dec 10, 2003 at 09:56:55PM -0500, Michael Coburn wrote:
> The original qmail-queue file (as compiled by qmail-src) is an ELF binary,
> was never a script.  I replaced it with a cheap hack of a script to
> squeeze spamassassin into the mix, then pass it along the Dr Bernstein way
> of doing SMTP.
> Why qmail?  Because I didn't want to run sendmail while on Red Hat, so I
> picked the #2 MTA on the market.  And other than the cheap qmail-queue
> hack, it is compliant:apt-get install ucspi-tcp
> apt-get install qmail-src

Then what is it doing in /var/qmail/bin?  That doesn't look like debian
policy compliant.

> I'll take a look at exim.  Thanks for the tip :)

It's simple to configure, and Debian's default mailer.  The docs can be
a pain at times though.

Lennart Sorensen
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