Polytropon freebsd at
Sun Jun 30 17:51:16 UTC 2019

On Sun, 30 Jun 2019 15:50:43 +0000 (UTC), Roderick wrote:
> On Sun, 30 Jun 2019, Polytropon wrote:
> > The sendmail version included with FreeBSD ist primarily intended for
> > inter-program communication, log, and local notification. Users who
> > want to run "real mail" systems will probably install Postfix or Exim
> > anyway,
> And why not sendmail? Is it not real mail?

It's a matter of preference. While many admins suggest using Postfix
or Exim, there are still lots of sendmail installations running, so
there is nothing bad per se regarding sendmail; it's probably the
convenience of configuration where sendmail is a bit... different. ;-)

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