Subject: Re: postfix
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/01/2000 22:46:49
Andrew Brown <> writes:
> >> on the other hand, might it not make sense to *extend* the mailer.conf
> >> syntax so that there are additional lines that specify the listener
> >> daemon and/or the queue run daemon?
> >
> >No, that would not, in fact, make sense.
> so the mailwrapper can make sure that executing "sendmail -bd" and
> "sendmail -q1h" will both do the right thing even if i'm not using
> sendmail?

If the program providing the "sendmail-like" interface does the right
thing, it works. Postfix actually does this remarkably well already,
although the notion of -q1h doesn't make sense in postfix. In any
case, it has to be up to the underlying sendmail interface providing

And also in any case, KISS.