[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #5647: class-phpmailer.php wrongly assumes sendmail compatibility

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#5647: class-phpmailer.php wrongly assumes sendmail compatibility
 Reporter:  modwest  |       Owner:  anonymous
     Type:  defect   |      Status:  new      
 Priority:  high     |   Milestone:  2.6      
Component:  General  |     Version:           
 Severity:  normal   |    Keywords:           
 In [http://www.modwest.com/help/kb10-124.html some environments], optional
 sendmail command line arguments are not accepted.

 class-phpmailer.php always sets them (line 433 in [6568]), causing a fresh
 default install to be unable to send any email.

 Even though the default install is set to use mail() (and not sendmail),
 these sendmail parameters are passed to mail() via the 5th argument to

 Workaround is to comment out that one line. Not sure of "correct"

Ticket URL: <http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/5647>
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