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Re: Sendmail with deliver, procmail, or mailagent?


	Auugh. Don't do that. I'd prefer the wrapper script option,
 which does not require any changes to sendmail.cf. That is a more
 robust solution. All competing mail delivaery agents shall need to do
 is provide a correct /usr/sbin/mda wrapper script, through update
 alternatives, or such.

	One the script is in place, sendmail can use it. At no time is
 sendmail broken. 

	Also, mailagent is not a mail delivery agent, (it should not
 be run suid anything, required on debian to deliver mail, since it
 allows for arbitary Perl escapes). It is a mail filtering system. (do
 one thing, but do it well ;-)


>>"Fabrizio" == Fabrizio Polacco <fpolacco@icenet.fi> writes:
Fabrizio> sendmail.cf:
>> A=/usr/sbin/mda $g $h $u

Fabrizio> and deliver's mda :
>> #! /bin/sh
>> deliver -r $1 $3

Fabrizio> while procmail's mda:
>> #! /bin/sh
>> procmail -Y -a $2 -d $3
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Manoj Srivastava               <url:mailto:srivasta@acm.org>
Mobile, Alabama USA            <url:http://www.datasync.com/%7Esrivasta/>

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