qmail or postfix?

C. P. Ghost cpghost at cordula.ws
Wed Feb 2 11:29:52 UTC 2011

On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 9:44 PM, Paul Macdonald <paul at ifdnrg.com> wrote:
> On 01/02/2011 19:48, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
>> No, seriously... I was using sendmail before discovering postfix, and
>> pretty darn good at m4.  Or is that m4()dnl()? :)
>> But I've never found postfix without a knob to do something I want it to
>> do, and most of the knobs are set properly right out of the box. (And
>> reasonably named too!)
> so for us folks still using sendmail (which works fine for me)
> what benefits do we get with postfix that'd outweigh the hassles of
> changing?

sendmail's support of a UUCP backend maybe? But apparently, it's
possible to do that in postfix too[1] so I don't really know of any
compelling reason to stick to sendmail, except for being accustomed
to configuring and managing it, which is a purely subjective matter.

[1]: http://www.postfix.org/UUCP_README.html


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