Subject: Re: mail.local
To: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 01/16/2005 22:35:01
On Fri, Jan 14, 2005 at 08:24:24AM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
>firstname.lastname@example.org (John Nemeth) writes:
>> On Jun 2, 12:09pm, "Perry E. Metzger" wrote:
>> } email@example.com (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...
otoh, we're still shipping sendmail, so...
(personally, i'd like to pull in some of the enhancements they have to
vacation as well)
>> } 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 frustrations at having mail problems due to the out of date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.
whereas i have this kooky idea that mail.local just delivers mail
locally. otoh, cyrus's deliver can do lmtp out of the box...
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