Mail selection options in sysinstall(8).

Clement Laforet sheepkiller at
Thu Sep 18 14:44:48 PDT 2003

On Thu, 18 Sep 2003 15:29:42 -0400
Tom Rhodes <trhodes at> wrote:

Hi Tom ! 

> This is just a quick note that the MTA installation options in
> sysinstall(8) has changed.  Users now have the option of choosing
> between Sendmail, Postfix, and Exim.
> Due to legal issues, qmail was not added to the selection.  Sorry.

Do you think it could be a good idea to add "simple" SMTP systems like
ssmtp or any local delivery /usr/sbin/sendmail clone ? Most of system
act as standalone machine or satellite one (i.e. machine uses a smtp
server on the LAN), and using a full features MTA is, for me, a little
bit useless.


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