Re: Bug#367200: ITP: libemail-send-perl -- Simply Sending Email
* Steinar H. Gunderson wrote:
> On Mon, May 15, 2006 at 02:13:46PM +0200, Henning Makholm wrote:
> > Why not just install some software that can speak SMTP as the
> > chroot's /usr/bin/sendmail? E.g. nullmailer.
> nullmailer is, in general, broken.
> For one, it doesn't seem to understand errors at the other side; 5xx
> is simply interpreted as "hey, I'll try again next minute".
Known bug. Unfortunately, upstream isn't really responsive.
> (Nice when the error is because the mail was over 50MB.)
There are better ways to transfer big files than SMTP.
> Second, the logging is completely obscure; anything fatal doesn't
> seem to be logged at all, but it's excesively verbose and chatty
> about seemingly normal occasions.
This one is new to me. Please write a bugreport.
> In general, I've only seen problems with it; even sendmail seems
> easier to get to work. With hand-written config file. Written in ed.