Why is Sendmail still around?

Dr. Nikolaus Klepp dr.klepp at gmx.at
Fri Mar 29 08:46:50 UTC 2019

Anno domini 2019 Fri, 29 Mar 09:22:32 +0100
 Andrea Venturoli scripsit:
> On 3/29/19 2:59 AM, Mayuresh Kathe wrote:
> > easier to configure for simple tasks than Sendmail.
> Just out of curiosity, what do you find so hard in configuring sendmail 
> *for simple tasks*?
> (I agree it's somewhat confusing sometimes when it comes to complex 
> edge-cases).

Last time I looked at sendmail, it did not deliver local mail when no notwork and/or nameserver was available. Testing was done on a fresh installation of FreeBSD 10, so maybe things have changed. 


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