Subject: Re: IMPORTANT: sendmail package
To: None <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/10/1999 04:04:45
On Fri, 9 Apr 1999, Mason Loring Bliss wrote:
> I just moved over from using a hand-built sendmail 8.9.3 to using our
> package system version. One thing I didn't consider is that the sendmail
> package is using tcp wrappers. I expect this to zap other people too. If
> you install the package after having used a non-tcp-wrapped version of
> sendmail, your mailer will REJECT all mail that tries to pass through it,
> if you don't modify your /etc/hosts.allow.

Uh hu... could we please disable this libwrap authentication, and do this
(most probably for spam denial) via the I guess this will
bite too many people else.

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>