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Re: Hamm: Exim + Chos standard?

On Jun 14, John Goerzen wrote
> Christoph Lameter <clameter@waterf.org> writes:
> > 
> > It might be good if we would replace smail in hamm with exim. Exim should 
> > be the standard mailer for hamm:
> Exim doesn't provide UUCP capabilities *at all*, thus it is rather
> useless for sites that use UUCP (like me).  Right now, I am using
> sendmail.  (What, BTW, is the reason for not using sendmail?)

You mean as Debian's default MTA? How about because it allows us to say
"Debian is not vulnerable by default to this security hole because its
default MTA isn't sendmail" each time yet another sendmail bug comes out.

It's also got the most cryptic config file syntax I've ever seen, etc.


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