[Dovecot] piegonhole sieve prepending header lines with an extra space

Anand Kumria wildfire at progsoc.org
Wed Jul 24 13:32:18 EEST 2013

Hi Stephan,

Attached is the configuration and both the original message as received
(sieve redirect test.eml) and what it was like at the location where the
redirect was received (1373811315.24616_23.niflheim:2,S)

Let me know if you need anything else to diagnose the problem.


On 24 July 2013 07:12, Stephan Bosch <stephan at rename-it.nl> wrote:

> On 7/24/2013 3:55 AM, Anand Kumria wrote:
>> I've noticed that the redirect sieve extension is placing an extra space
>> before the headers of email when the 'redirect' command is used.
>> Unfortunately this break gmail, yahoo, and most other email programs.
>> I am using pigeonhole 0.4.0-14 with Dovecot; I see change
>> 1781:e439789e3211 but it appears to only change how the X-Sieve header is
>> generated.
>> I only have the one dovecot instance but I will note that the setting
>> 'mail_save_crlf = yes' is specified.
> Could you send us the following:
> Output of `dovecot -n`
> More information on your MTA
> An example of a mangled message
> Regards,
> Stephan.
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Subject: sieve redirect test
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