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Re: postfix as default-mta? [Re: Bug#508644: new release goal default-mta?]

On Thu, May 07, 2009 at 03:24:13AM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On May 06, Josselin Mouette <joss@debian.org> wrote:
> > Given that the default configuration is extremely simplistic and doesn???t
> > use a percent of either exim or postfix features, I still wonder why it
> > is not something like nullmailer or ssmtp.
> Because it's expected from a UNIX system to be able to deliver mail to
> local mailboxes.

esmtp can do this, if you configure it to use procmail or something.

However, I very much dislike this Unix "feature" as it means mail can
accumulate on any {user,system} account on any computer and not get
noticed by the {user,system administrator}.
Brian May <bam@snoopy.debian.net>

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