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Re: (OT) Prejudice against sendmail?

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T wrote:
> Prejudice against sendmail? I think so personally. There are too
> many people trash talk sendmail here, I think it is time that I
> speak up.
> On Fri, 01 Sep 2006 14:09:29 +0100, John Kelly wrote:
> Why? You'll have better support. Recently I need to config my MTA
> to use smarthost to talk to my ISP. For several weeks, I tried to
> do it with Exim. Then another several weeks on postfix, I
> searched and asked, all efforts ended no where.
> Reluctantly, I get back to the "old" and "not good" sendmail. But
>  surprisingly, I succeeded within hours -- no need to ask anyone,
> all the questions and answers are already on the net.

Interesting.  I also mam a non-mailgeek, but got Postfix working as
a Smarhost within an hour.  "dpkg-reconfigure postfix" plus a little
Googling and it worked.  (Note, though, that my ISP's smtp server is

- --
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA  USA

Is "common sense" really valid?
For example, it is "common sense" to white-power racists that
whites are superior to blacks, and that those with brown skins
are mud people.
However, that "common sense" is obviously wrong.
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