Subject: Re: mail.local
To: John Nemeth <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/14/2005 08:24:24 (John Nemeth) writes:
> On Jun 2, 12:09pm, "Perry E. Metzger" wrote:
> } (John Nemeth) writes:
> } > Just wondering when NetBSD is going to supply a decent (modern)
> } > version of mail.local (i.e. one that is capable of doing LMTP)?
> } 
> } There are several assumptions implicit there, including the that
> } someone is working on this (which I'm unaware of) and the idea that
>      We could just grab the version from sendmail unless there is a
> problem with the licence.

I doubt the license on it is the BSD license any longer -- none of
sendmail has the BSD license these days...

> } the lack of LMTP is a significant problem. On the latter, I have to
> } confess I've never felt its lack...
>      However, that would be you.  My message was sent because of
> frustrations at having mail problems due to the out of date
> mail.local.  I have this strange idea that something named mail.local
> should behave the same as the one supplied with sendmail.

Well, could you say exactly why you want LMTP per se?