Re: Hamm: Exim + Chos standard?
I second the motion. Smail has been nothing but a headache for me. I was
*so* releived to get fetchpop working, so that I could bypass the need to
pass my mail thru port 25 on my own machine for delivery.
pine + fetchpop + procmail serves all my email needs. (Im not up 24/7, so
its ok ;))
speaking of which. if I packaged up fetchpop, could it get included in
debian? I much prefer it to fetchmail. if only fetchmail had a -o or a
localfolder option! Also, fetchpop guides you thru creation of the
appropriate config file the first time you run it. *and* it pipes the
stuff transparently thru procmail for you. Which is a bonus, since it
always screwed up when I tried cat /var/spool/mail/$USER |procmail, and
didnt work at *all* when I just plain ran procmail by itself
On Thu, 12 Jun 1997, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> It might be good if we would replace smail in hamm with exim. Exim should
> be the standard mailer for hamm:
> Also we might think about replacing lilo with chos as the standard boot
> loader from harddisk. lilo always is a difficulty for newbies, chos
Sounds good to me. I am an advocate of many solutions.... I hate to see
any software get dropped from the distribution. Hell, I still think we
should have continued to include *both* anagram generating programs.
<sigh> Yup, I'd like to give chos a try.
You developers out there.... does it make your job harder when there are
multiple packages that do the same thing in the distribution? Lets hear
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