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

Jakub Wilk <ubanus@users.sf.net> writes:

> * Simon Josefsson <simon@josefsson.org>, 2009-05-11, 12:55:
>>>>> +1 for ssmtp
>>>> I found ssmtp couldn't cope with mail my various systems were
>>>> generating, something about fixed maximum buffer lengths from memory.
>>> Please not ssmtp.  If I recall it correctly I found no way to get it
>>> to send mail to a exim-based smarthost via TLS in a sane way.
>>What about msmtp?  http://msmtp.sourceforge.net/
> AFAIK msmtp does not support local mail delivery.

I suspect that is part of the design goal of msmtp.  Local mail delivery
can be handled by other tools, can't it?  Generally, it seems like a
good idea to separate these two separate tasks into different tools.


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