Subject: Re: sendmail 8.12.4 import (and changes)
To: Paul Hoffman <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/11/2002 21:50:52
>>Ideally.  Any comments?  Questions?  Concerns?
>Comment: if you do bring sendmail up to date, particularly for 
>security reasons, please strongly consider  adding SMTP AUTH and or 
>SMTP-over-TLS to the default binary, for authentication reasons. 
>Right now, getting either feature to compile into sendmail from 
>pkgsrc is daunting. Having better authentication in sendmail from the 
>beginning would be a Very Good Thing.

as near as i can tell, the sendmail (8.11.6) that's in current and
will be in 1.6 (and was also pulled up to the 1.5 branch at some
point) already has the auth stuff built into it.

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