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authorSergey Poznyakoff <>2012-08-07 13:02:41 +0300
committerSergey Poznyakoff <>2012-08-07 13:07:41 +0300
commitb9f10525a3fb6167b0588c988f0aec4507c2c0f0 (patch)
treef8d90d8035acf713a577315574c0845a0c0c92fb /NEWS
parent83f7cbe72032cf88b24039fee63efb44e79c18de (diff)
mail: provide a way to set return address.
* mail/mail.c: New option -r (--return-address). * mail/mailvar.c: New variable "return-address". * mail/send.c (send_message): Obtain the return mail address from the "return-address" variable (if set). * NEWS: Update. * doc/texinfo/programs.texi: Update.
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-GNU mailutils NEWS -- history of user-visible changes. 2012-07-19
+GNU mailutils NEWS -- history of user-visible changes. 2012-08-07
Copyright (C) 2002-2012 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
See the end of file for copying conditions.
@@ -149,6 +149,17 @@ The mail shell provides the following new escapes to handle attachments:
~^ N
Delete Nth attachment.
+** mail: the -r option
+The meaning of the `-r' option has changed. Now it introduces the
+return address to use when sending mail. This is an incompatible
+The return address can also be set from the mail shell, by assigning
+to the `return-address' variable, e.g.:
+ set return-address ""
** MH: improved compatibility with other implementations
** MH inc: new option --moveto

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