Why is sendmail is part of the system and not a package?

Lars Eighner luvbeastie at larseighner.com
Tue Oct 27 19:33:59 UTC 2009

On Tue, 27 Oct 2009, Chris Rees wrote:

> 2009/10/27 Lars Eighner <luvbeastie at larseighner.com>:
>> On Tue, 27 Oct 2009, Jonathan McKeown wrote:
>>> On Monday 26 October 2009 21:29:27 Yuri wrote:
>>>> It's in /usr/sbin/sendmail.
>>>> How many people actually use it? Very few.
>>>> Why isn't it moved to ports?
>>> What is this anti-sendmail obsession people have?
>> The configuration is opaque, to put it kindly.
> Are you talking about sendmail.m4 or sendmail.cf? Because we stopped
> editing sendmail.cf by hand years ago.....

Then what are "we" using to edit sendmail.cf?  The man page doesn't seem to
be et up with verbosity on the subject.

Let me guess: a gnome GUI?

Lars Eighner
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