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Change the From header, with no extra configuration
Patch is available for versions: alpine 1.00 alpine 1.10 alpine 2.00 alpine 2.01 alpine 2.10 alpine 2.11 alpine 2.20 alpine 2.21 alpine 2.22 alpine 2.23 alpine 2.24
This patch allows you to change the From header without you having to configure anything. The From header will always be available to you.
An additional configuration option return-path-uses-domain-name allows you to configure the way that the Return-Path header is set when sending a message. The default is that your Return-Path will be set using your From field, but if you enable this configuration option, then Alpine will use your domain name and your username in that domain to set this header.
If you are just looking for a way to change your From header, remember that you can do it, without the need of applying this patch. All you need to do is add the From: header to your default-composer-hdrs and customized-hdrs variables, and a value to the header if necessary. Make sure you enable "allow-changing-from" too.
This patch is intended for two different kind of people. On the one hand, those who feel that Alpine should support this feature automatically, and those who support Alpine in a large environment and do not want to be bothered answering the most frequently asked question about Alpine.
Last Updated 00:26:58 MDT Sat Oct 10 2020.