On Sun, May 03, 1998 at 07:38:57PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote: > Rev> The script didn't deal with the fact that I didn't have a static > Rev> IP/name. > > Hmm. I don't quite understand that -- I think I just had my > machine set up as 127.0.0.2 or something (I could also have used > 192.168.1.10 or something). I had /etc/hosts set up with that -- and > said order hosts,bind in /etc/host.conf. I almost understand that. I think. => Yeah, I could have done it that way -IF- I understood all of that then, but I didn't. And I don't think I would expect most newbies to understand it outta the crib---er, I mean outta windoze either. (I came from OS/2 personally) > I had sendmail working for me as far back as I remember (like > linux 0.98.XX) -- and I just got a static IP address late last year. > > Rev> procmail is a weird and complicated thing? dynamic IPs are a > Rev> weird and complicated thing? > > Nope. I would never cal procmail complicated. Underpowered, > yes, complicated, no. <grumble grumble> underpowered <grumble> mailagent maintainer <grumble> perl <grumble grumble> slices and dices <grumble> > I fail to understand the problems you had, but in my case, I > have never had a problem with sendmail. The biggest problems I had with sendmail seem to stem from being a new user. Which is why I say, sendmail does not seem to be a good solution for a first linux system--especially if coming from Windoze..
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