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Re: Announcing Fedora 12 Alpha



>> > Jesse Keating (jkeating redhat com) said:
>> >> This is because a select nothing install still requires a smtpd
>> >> for cron jobs, and when no other smtpd is selected "exim" wins as
>> >> it has the shortest name.  However due to package ordering, exim
>> >> winds up on disc3 (since the default smtp, sendmail, is picked if
>> >> you actually add the group).  I'm not entirely sure how I'm going
>> >> to fix this that doesn't involve hard coding things for exim :/
>> >
>> > The best solution is to define a default, and put it in that group.
>> > (postfix?)
>>
>> ssmtp is about the smallest at 50K or so.
>
> Note that ssmtp is NOT a replacement here.
> It does not do local delivery. So, if you need mail to go to a local
> user, it won't do the trick.

esmtp? I believe most desktop users don't care about local emails from
their system and enterprise/server/power users know how to install a
decent mail server.

Peter


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