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Re: Replacing Postfix

On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 05:21:43PM +0100, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 01:05:13PM +0200, wrote:
> > > Please can someone give me some pointers on how to compile Postfix from
> > > pkgsrc, to include TLS and SASL support?  I need to remove the installed
> > > package (which I can do), and any base install.
> > If you really must remove postfix from base, see this thread[1] from last
> > year. I too prefer postfix from pkgsrc, so there's how I do it.
> > 
> > [1]
> I do wonder if the time has come to move to a small mini_sendmail STYLE
> MTA by default, with anything meatier coming from pkgsrc.

All mini MTAs I've seen so far have issue e.g. not dealing with upstream
SMTP servers that are not available. Postfix works very nice as
a mini MTA because it is very modular.

        Kind regards

Matthias Scheler                        

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