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Re: Default MTA for Fedora 7



On Tue, 2007-02-06 at 18:51 +0000, Peter Robinson wrote:
> > >>>>> "MM" == Matthew Miller <mattdm mattdm org> writes:
> >
> > MM> On Mon, Feb 05, 2007 at 09:04:58PM -0600, Chris Adams wrote:
> > >> That's because people get flamed to a crisp when they even suggest
> > >> sendmail. I still use it on almost all of my servers.
> >
> > MM> sendmail can do things no other MTA can. Period.
> >
> > MM> 99.44% of people do not need those things, but the remainder
> > MM> _really_ needs them.
> >
> > Is there really anything useful left which exim can't do? UUCP bang
> > paths are the only limitation I can think of off the cuff, and
> > hopefully noone uses those. Exim can do UUCP with domain addressing
> > though, if anyone still uses UUCP.
> 
> Yes, I have a few sites that require it.... but then I also know how
> to 'yum install sendmail' too, as I'm sure just about everyone who
> uses UUCP does, or else compiles sendmail themsleves.

This would put me in the "just not about everyone" group as I use
postfix and UUCP. It was really easy to setup, but I might have to try
out something different for more effective anti-spam stuff.

Nils
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