Subject: Re: turning sendmail into a symlink
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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
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 email@example.com; Bus. firstname.lastname@example.org)