[Mimedefang] PATCH: -X option to inhibit X-Scanned-By header

Jay Levitt jay-defang at shopwatch.org
Thu Apr 3 10:10:01 EST 2003

Wasn't this already done, using that exact syntax (-X instead of -x)? I am
pretty sure it was, because, well, I'm using it...

----- Original Message -----
From: "James Ralston" <qralston+ml.mimedefang at andrew.cmu.edu>
To: <mimedefang at lists.roaringpenguin.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 02, 2003 7:49 PM
Subject: [Mimedefang] PATCH: -X option to inhibit X-Scanned-By header

> I've been testing out MIMEDefang for the past few weeks.  Right now,
> I'm only using MIMEDefang to run incoming messages through
> SpamAssassin, but so far, MIMEDefang is working great.  My thanks to
> Roaring Penguin for this beautiful little piece of software.
> Attached is a patch against mimedefang-2.31.  It adds a -X option, to
> inhibit adding the X-Scanned-By header.  Previously, inhibiting the
> X-Scanned-By header could be accomplished by supplying a zero-length
> string to the -x option, but the shell quoting hoops that required in
> startup scripts were torturous.
> I tried to update all of the docs, init scripts, etc. with this patch,
> but I might have missed something.  If so, let me know.
> Note that it is *not* my intent to encourage people to prevent
> MIMEDefang from inserting plugs for itself and Roaring Penguin.  It's
> just that in some cases, it's desirable to have MIMEDefang keep a "low
> profile".  Since the topic has come up before on this list, I simply
> thought I'd share the patch.
> Regards,
> --
> James Ralston, Information Technology
> Software Engineering Institute
> Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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