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Re: Sendmail in Sarge and Etch

"T.J. Duchene" <tj@kewlness.net> wrote:

> What is the appropriate list for this?  Bugs?
> I'm not sure if you would really consider this a flaw or not.  I do, but 
> then I've had more experience with Sendmail than most.
> The Debian package installers in Sarge and Etch contain a serious flaw 
> in the setup scripts that place FEATURE() after MAILER () in the m4 
> sendmail.mc file.
> This, of course, is not permitted.  While the generated sendmail.cf file 
> appears to work (I haven't inspected it.), this causes an error every 
> time that sendmail is configured.  This has been a long standing problem 
> - over a year.

There are several levels for the severity of a bug.

> I'd also like to suggest enabling some of the more commonly used 
> features, such as virtusertable and blacklisting.

file as bug, category - wishlist

> I'd rather use the Debian stock packages rather than have to replace 
> sendmail every time I update.  I can even donate a preconfigured 
> sendmail.mc file if it will help.
> T.J.

The reportbug package is a great tool. Just run 'reportbug
package-name' and answer the questions. It will also retrieve other
bugreports and lets you add comments if your issue is already reported.

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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