Why is sendmail is part of the system and not a package?
keramida at ceid.upatras.gr
Mon Oct 26 19:40:59 UTC 2009
On Mon, 26 Oct 2009 12:29:27 -0700, Yuri <yuri at rawbw.com> wrote:
> It's in /usr/sbin/sendmail.
> How many people actually use it? Very few.
> Why isn't it moved to ports?
This questions comes up very often. You can find lots of reasons in one
of the older threads about Sendmail, e.g. at:
Sendmail is _already_ part of the ports/ BTW, and it supports many knobs
to build custom versions of Sendmail with or without IPv6, milter, NIS,
SASL, TLS or LDAP support, and so on:
keramida at kobe:/usr/ports/mail$ more sendmail/Makefile
# Options to define Features:
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