Subject: Re: postfix and pgsql (or any other advanced features)
To: Michael Graff <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <email@example.com>
Date: 12/17/2004 17:07:45
On Fri, Dec 17, 2004 at 03:51:25PM -0600, Michael Graff wrote:
> Is there any way to runtime-load the postgresql map type into the
> system-supplied postfix? If not, my only alternative is to remove the
> postfix binaries the system supplies and use pkgsrc, which defeats the whole
> push for postfix in the base installation in the first place.
Uh, no. You are entirely free to install postfix from pkgsrc without
"removing the postfix binaries the system supplies"; a tiny change to
mail.conf is all that's required.
> IMHO, the default MTA supplied with NetBSD should be a simple "contact this
> list of outgoing mail servers" type thing. I suspect other OSs do this.
You suspect wrong (though there may be some freak example somewhere that
does not ship a general-purpose MTA).
Thor Lancelot Simon firstname.lastname@example.org
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