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Re: (OT) Prejudice against sendmail?

> Matus UHLAR - fantomas wrote:
> > maybe they should try courier, it is very similar to qmail

On 08.09.06 14:04, Matej Cepl wrote:
> I thought mainly about .qmail-* configuration files -- does courier uses
> them as well?

Courier's .courier may seem to be  exactly  like  Qmail's  .qmail,  but
there are some minor differences. Qmail, as of 1.03, does not implement
dynamic delivery instructions. Courier also uses a  slightly  different
set  of  return  codes  which  are classified as hard errors. Courier's
implementation of forwarding differs from Qmail's. According to Qmail's
documentation,  if  any  external  command terminates in a permanent or
temporary failure, the message  is  not  forwarded  to  any  forwarding
address  in  the .qmail file, even to addresses that precede the failed
delivery instruction. The message is forwarded only after  it  is  suc-
cessfully  delivered.   Courier  forwards messages to addresses immedi-
ately. Also, in some cases Qmail resets the return address on the  mes-
sage to the address of the account being forwarded.

To make things more confusing, there is a configuration setting to have
Courier read $HOME/.qmail files, instead of $HOME/.courier.

Matus UHLAR - fantomas, uhlar@fantomas.sk ; http://www.fantomas.sk/
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