Why is sendmail is part of the system and not a package?
rwmaillists at googlemail.com
Thu Oct 29 22:21:09 UTC 2009
On Thu, 29 Oct 2009 23:39:49 +0200
Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at ceid.upatras.gr> wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Oct 2009 18:34:35 +0000, RW <rwmaillists at googlemail.com>
> > On Thu, 29 Oct 2009 18:08:24 +0200
> > Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at ceid.upatras.gr> wrote:
> >> What is nice about Sendmail today is that with minimal changes to a
> >> base FreeBSD installation (the rc.conf(5) variable called
> >> "sendmail_enable" and a SMART_HOST value in sendmail.mc) one can
> >> quickly get up and running with a local-only MTA that:
> > sendmail_enable exposes sendmail to the world. You don't need
> > to set anything for a local relay.
> I should have been more clear: I meant sendmail_enable="NO" (instead
> of "NONE"). This does not open Sendmail to anyone:
sendmail_enable="NO" is the default.
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