Subject: Re: turning sendmail into a symlink
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/08/1998 12:48:49
On Tue, 8 Dec 1998, der Mouse wrote:

: > [...], and if you want multiple programs that expect a
: > /usr/sbin/sendmail to work you have to have some mechanism here.
: Why should that be a stumbling block?  We already decommitted support
: for the de-facto standard (/usr/lib/sendmail, for those wondering what
: I'm talking about); what would losing /usr/sbin/sendmail really lose
: us?

Some sort of link is needed for binary compatibility, at this point.
Binaries now expect /usr/sbin/sendmail user@host to DTRT.

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.