Why is sendmail in the core of FreeBSD?
matthijs at groov.nl
Sat Sep 22 04:03:33 PDT 2007
Sendmail does its job for sending usermail, postfix or exim would be
overkill for that.
Just my 0.02 tho
On Sat, 22 Sep 2007 11:55:51 +0100, Gabriel Dragffy <gabe at dragffy.com>
> Just been wondering about this. If you do a standard install of
> FreeBSD it includes things such as a basic FTP daemon, all the
> various utilities such as df, ls, etc. SSHD etc. I assum these are
> all in FreeBSDs core, as developed in the same CVS repo. Having read
> the mails on this list for several weeks it seems obvious that most
> people regard Postfix or EXIM to be the best MTAs, so I'm wondering
> why is sendmail the MTA that is integral to FreeBSD? Wouldn't it be
> ace to have the default one be Postfix or something?
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