Sendmail greet_pause config
gao at schrodinger.com
Tue Nov 7 20:34:47 UTC 2006
Here is the sendmail.mc:
# Copyright (c) 1983 Eric P. Allman
# Copyright (c) 1988, 1993
VERSIONID(`$FreeBSD: src/etc/sendmail/freebsd.mc,v 188.8.131.52 2002/05/22 16:
39:14 gshapiro Exp $')
FEATURE(access_db, `hash -o -T<TMPF> /etc/mail/access')
FEATURE(mailertable, `hash -o /etc/mail/mailertable')
FEATURE(virtusertable, `hash -o /etc/mail/virtusertable')
The sendmail version is 8.13.4, which I am certain greet_pause is
available. I assume if a certain version of Sendmail installed, then all
the features should be available regardless which version FreeBSD? Is
Matthew Seaman wrote:
> Simon Gao wrote:
>> I am trying to enable a new feature, greet_pause, with Sendmail 8.13.x
>> on FreeBSD 4.7.
>> When I try to re-generate sendmail.cf file, I got following error and
>> the file generation failed:
>> # m4 /usr/share/sendmail/cf/m4/cf.m4 sendmail.mc > sendmail.cf
>> m4: sendmail.mc at line 53:
>> include(/usr/share/sendmail/cf/feature/greet_pause.m4): No such file or
>> The new feature greet_pause is available since 8.13.1. Why am I missing
>> the file? Or did I do something wrong when creating sendmail.cf?
> Well, show us your sendmail.mc file then and we'll probably be able to
> help. Otherwise about the only valid conclusion we can come to is "yes,
> you did something wrong."
> For reference, if you insert the following into your .mc file you
> should get a 5s greeting pause:
> FEATURE(greet_pause, `5000')dnl ## 5 seconds
> Note the quotes around `5000' -- the left hand quote is not like
> the right hand one. That's something that often catches out people
> unused to the ways of m4(1).
> You should have a /usr/share/sendmail/cf/feature/greet_pause.m4
> file if your version of sendmail supports this feature. It works
> for me just using the system sendmail on RELENG_6. I think the
> sendmail that comes with 4.7 is too old. You'ld be well advised to
> upgrade -- at least to 4.11-RELEASE-p25, but preferably 6.2-RELEASE
> due out Real Soon Now.
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