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Re: Please consider replace src/dist/nvi with nvi2

On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 5:39 AM, Manuel Bouyer 
<> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 09, 2012 at 05:31:14AM -0500, Zhihao Yuan wrote:
>> How? I use getaddrinfo(3) to find a "smtp" service, and I think such
>> an assumption is already standard and reasonable enough.
> No, you can't expect to have something listening on the smtp port on
> the local machine. In the default setup, NetBSD doesn't have anything
> listening on port 25. You don't have to have the port 25 open to be
> able to send mail.

FreeBSD always requires a outgoing delivery service

periodic, cron... too many things sends email to users. Could you tell
me how NetBSD deal with these?

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> Manuel Bouyer <>
>      NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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Zhihao Yuan, nickname lichray
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