Re: New Smail, how to use offline?
Martin Bialasinski <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Other thing is that it seems to do a DNS lookup on every from address,
> > and since my from contains email@example.com, this can't be done when
> > I'm offline. So if I can get this fixed I think I can use the newest
> > smail again... Any suggestions?
> I don't have any problems with it.
> Did you complete smailconfig during upgrade?
> In /etc/smail/config there should also be the lines:
> With these you disable the hostname verification.
I had another thought about this and I believe you are right.
I noticed that fetchmail got slow, but I didn't associate this with smail.
But xconsole shows, that during fetchmail my local caching only nameserver
So despite turning of this feature, smail *does* check the DNS. I'll have
another look at this and will probably file a bugreport.
BTW: which package has libpcap ? This one is missing in tcpdump's "Depends:"
line. Another bugreport I guess.
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