Not Seeing "bulk" keyword

Vernon Schryver
Fri Oct 4 04:25:20 UTC 2002

> From: P David Schaub <>

> ...
> Thanks! I think I have it now.  I switched to the following:
> DCCM_ARGS="-a IGNORE -W -t CMN,50,50"
> and I think I'm getting what I wanted - all messages are being accepted, but those at 
> 50 or above are picking up an X-DCC header with the keyword "bulk" in them.  I think I 
> tried an "-a IGNORE -t CMN,50,50" earlier but missed the implication of not having a -W 
> with it.  The -W apparently allows the IGNORE to apply even when the reject level on 
> the -t is reached.  Without the -W, it looks like the IGNORE is overridden when the -t 
> reject level is reached and messages are rejected...  I may be slow but....

With '-a IGNORE', "-W" is supposed to be redundant, as far as rejecting mail
is concerned.  It is a serious bug if "-a IGNORE" is ever ignored or
overridden, except when sendmail is controlling things with the
-s ${dcc_isspam} and -o ${dcc_notspam} macros.


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