Re: Bug#706985: ITP: opensmtpd -- Simple Mail Transfer Protocol daemon
On Mon, May 06, 2013 at 05:42:35PM +0100, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> On Mon, May 06, 2013 at 05:10:17PM +0100, Daniel Walrond wrote:
> > Package: wnpp
> > Severity: wishlist
> > Owner: Daniel Walrond <email@example.com>
> > * Package name : opensmtpd
> > Version : 5.3.1p1
> > Upstream Author : OpenBSD
> > * URL : http://www.opensmtpd.org/
> > * License : ISC, BSD
> > Programming Lang: C
> > Description : Simple Mail Transfer Protocol daemon
> > OpenSMTPD is a FREE implementation of the server-side SMTP protocol
> > as defined by RFC 5321, with some additional standard extensions. It
> > allows ordinary machines to exchange e-mails with other systems
> > speaking the SMTP protocol.
> Is this better than exim4 or postfix, or one of the other SMTP servers
> we already have in Debian?
Depends how you define better. I don't see it as a replacement to exim4
or postfix, since it is not as powerful as them. It does have a much
simpler configuration syntax. Personally I prefer to use it over ssmtp,
but it's more capable than that package.