Re: [DEBIAN] Why does sendmail depend on procmail?
(I found this thread very interesting, really :-)
Scott Ellis <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
: Speaking as the current maintainer of deliver, let me make a few comments.
: 1. RedHat uses deliver exclusively at it's MDA for sendmail. I can't
: think of anything deliver can do that can't be done equally as well in
I can think of one thing: comsat; deliver does not notify comsat when
new mail arrives so the biff program can not notify asynchronously
of new mail arrival and I really love that. That's the reason a switched
to procmail, just to have biff barking at me. Now I have come to love
procmail because of the powerful filtering capabilities.
Eloy A. Paris
Information Technology Department
Rockwell Automation de Venezuela
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