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Re: Pros and Cons of various Mail packages.

On Sat, Jan 03, 1998 at 04:56:51PM +0100, Torsten Hilbrich wrote:
> dg@bingo.baynet.de writes:
> > On Fri, 2 Jan 1998, Jim Foltz wrote:
> > 
> > > I use smail becasue it's what Debian wanted. The only issue I have is
> > > that I want email sent from my pc to have my ISP email address as a
> > > retuern address. This is done by configuring the email client
> > > easily. I used smailconfig to configure smail, and I use elm as a
> > > email client. I added a line:
> > > 
> > > >From "My Name" <myname@my.ISP.email>
> > 
> > Hi Jim!
> > 
> > I've solved the eMail address problem an other way: I have added a new
> > entry to the file /etc/smail/transports and a the new file 
> > /etc/smail/maps/from . The smail will to the complete "remapping" of your
> > eMail addresses. But AFAIK it works onle with eMail!
> Please tell me (and probably others too) some details on what you
> exactly did.  I'm the only user on my system and my mailclient (Gnus)
> puts the correct from line into my messages but I would prefer the
> cleaner solution with the MTA doing the translation.

Take a look at http://www.math.jhu.edu/~martind/mybox.html.  I configured
my smail system using the setup described there.

Adam Klein

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