Return-Path header corrupt in virus reports

Evert Jan van Ramselaar evertjan at VANRAMSELAAR.NL
Mon Apr 29 17:57:06 IST 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dustin Baer
> Sent: Monday, April 29, 2002 5:57 PM

> Are you using sendmail?  What does `grep Return-Path
> /path/to/` say?  It should be:
>       H?P?Return-Path: <$g>
> If it actually says, "H?P?Return-Path: <?g>" your file is
> messed up.

root at ram1:~ # grep Return-Path /etc/
H?P?Return-Path: <$g>

In clean messages, the Return-Path header seems to get removed. In the virus
warning msg, it turns up as
Return-Path: <?g>

When I am not using MailScanner, all incoming messages have a Return-Path
header. When using MailScanner, all scanned messages don't.

  Evert Jan van Ramselaar  <evertjan at>
  Van Ramselaar Info Tech  <>

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