Subject: Re: turning sendmail into a symlink
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/08/1998 12:47:32
On Mon, 7 Dec 1998, Perry E. Metzger wrote:

: newaliases and mailq are currently hard links to sendmail. I'm going
: to make them symlinks, so that they don't have to be touched any
: more. The only link that will get changed is /usr/sbin/sendmail, which 
: will point to sendmail, postfix, or the other sendmail replacement of
: your choice.

You're making a continued assumption that the mailer of a user's choice has
`sendmail', `mailq', and `newaliases' (if applicable) pointing at the same
program.  This is *not* always the case.

And what about `makemap', `mailstats', and `praliases'?

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.