Subject: Re: How can i use mutt re
To: Linyin <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/03/2006 17:57:20
On Mon, Apr 03, 2006 at 02:36:16PM +0200, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> With one exception:
> The guide uses nbsmtp for mail delivery - nbsmtp is not in pkgsrc
> unfortunately, and the current release (1.00) does not compile cleanly
> on NetBSD if you --enable-ssl. I sent them patches for this though and
> they are in their CVS. So make sure you use the current cvs version of
> nbsmtp on NetBSD:
> The CVS version also has some fixes for their mail queueing script
> called nbqueue, which is also very handy but not installed along by
> default (you can find it in the scripts/ directory in the nbsmtp source
> tree). Take a look at it, it's nice.
> There are of course also other "dumb" MDAs you can use in pkgsrc.
> I personally just found nbsmtp pleasing enough to be worth the patching
> effort :)

There are indeed similar programs in pkgsrc, for example ssmtp, esmtp, and
msmtp, all in pkgsrc/mail/.  They have a sendmail-like command-line syntax,
and simply transfer your outgoing mail to a relay server using SMTP.