empty line Cyrus' reject/vacation messages (was: Re: Sieve writes an empty line in headers for reject/vacation)

Philip Hazel ph10 at cus.cam.ac.uk
Mon Jul 21 06:04:02 EDT 2003

On Sat, 19 Jul 2003, Bernhard Erdmann wrote:

> if Cyrus 2.1.13 sends reject or vacation messages generated by Sieve on
> Exim 3.36 Linux systems and being filed back from Exim into Cyrus, a
> blank line is added in the middle of the header lines causing the second
> part of the header being treated as the body of the mail.

The thread with the subject "CRLF input through pipe causes mangled
headers" is active on this list at the moment, discussing this very

> Would it be advisable to
> - patch Cyrus not to use \r\n as a line terminator
> - patch Cyrus to use a wrapper for the sendmail binary stripping \r\n
> down to \n
> - upgrade to Exim 4.20 and use the option drop_cr?

Whichever you feel happiest with.

Philip Hazel            University of Cambridge Computing Service,
ph10 at cus.cam.ac.uk      Cambridge, England. Phone: +44 1223 334714.
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