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Re: Sending mail to a local user

On Sun, 23 Nov 1997, Bob Nielsen wrote:

 : How do I send mail to a local user?  If I address it to 'user@localhost' I
 : get a message back from the daemon saying there is a loop.  If I address
 : it to 'user', Pine tries to send it to 'user@myisp.com'.  I am running
 : pine and smail.

You need to tell Smail that 'localhost' is actually a host that is on the
'same machine' as you're sending your mail from. Apparently, it doesn't

Try reconfiguring Smail - it'll ask you for the hosts that are local.



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