kwhiskerz wrote: > Jonathan Underwood wrote: > >> An alternative is to use esmtp (a lightweight ssmtp equivalent) with >> postfix for local mail delivery - see here: >> >> http://esmtp.sourceforge.net/manual.html >> > I appreciate the suggestion, but I don't see how this would be an > advantage (this is arcane territory for me). I would disable the sendmail daemon, then have to configure 2 applications, where sendmail needs NO configuration, and have to run another daemon named procmail? So, I'm still running a daemon anyway and have a whole lot of work to do every Fedora upgrade. > > What got me started on this was that I had read an article about > a 5-second linux boot and they said they had disabled sendmail and were using ssmtp instead with significant time saving. > esmtp or ssmtp are replacements Sendmail, and are faster loading. You are using procmail for local mail delivery now - Sendmail calls it when needed. It is not a daemon. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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