[leafnode-list] Re: I broke slrn
virenfang at arcor.de
Wed Mar 29 14:16:30 CEST 2006
On Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 12:15:23PM +0100, hawat.thufir at gmail.com wrote:
> Is this a slrn or leafnode problem?
It's a PEBKAC (slrn). ;-)
slrn builds your "From:" by collecting "$realname
<$username@$hostname>". So you probably want to use
| set username "hawat.thufir"
| set hostname "gmail.com"
| hostname is used as the domain part of the email address slrn puts in
| your ``From:'' header, so it should be set to just that. This may or
| may not be the hostname of the machine slrn is running on, depending
| on whether you have an email account on that machine and whether you
| want to use it for your usenet postings.
| Please see the entry ``$HOSTNAME'' for a discussion of slrn's default
| behaviour if this variable is unset.
| Note: In each case, slrn either uses the information you set in
| ``posting_host'' or returned by gethostbyname(3) to generate its
| Message-IDs, so their domain part is not influenced by the value of
| this variable.
| See also: ``realname'', ``username''
As far as I know, $hostname is used for no other purpose than assembling
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