Why is Sendmail still around?

Mayuresh Kathe mayuresh at kathe.in
Fri Mar 29 10:36:41 UTC 2019

On 2019-03-29 01:52 PM, Andrea Venturoli wrote:
> 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).

All I want to do is route my locally typed mail (using mailx and ed) 
through my mail provider's SMTP server.
Till date, I have been unable to even figure out how to do that, leave 
alone actually succeeding at doing it.


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