how to change outgoing email

Daniel Berlin dberlin at
Tue Aug 26 18:16:04 UTC 2003

On Tuesday, August 26, 2003, at 1:45 PM, J. Paul Reed wrote:

> On 26 Aug 2003 at 19:17:45, LKrticka at arranged the bits on my 
> disk to say:
>> I need help,
>> while i report bug to my bugzilla, I recieve email from
>> www at
>> that domain is ok, but where can i change the name "www" to "bugzilla"
>> ( freebsd 4.7, apache 1.36, bugzilla 2.16.3)
> Right now, that's a messy prospect.

Not really.
Just add a From to the mail headers.
What's the problem?
In fact, we go one better in gcc-land. The quoted name we use in the 
from is a spamprotected version of the person who submitted the 
change/bug (if it's available).

So you'll see
Return-Path: dberlin at (So i get the bounces)
From: "taylor at candd dot org" <gcc-bugzilla at>

This appears in most mail readers as "taylor at candd dot org", but 
will reply to the inbound email handler that auto-appends emails to 

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