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Re: [Nmh-workers] smtp mts config

From: Glenn Burkhardt
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] smtp mts config
Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2003 21:57:09 -0400
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On Friday 12 September 2003 08:28 pm, Paul Fox wrote:
> is it true that SMTPMTS is now the default, and, in fact, cannot
> be turned off?  if so, this is great news -- i've scratched my
> head many times in the past trying to get smtp delivery to work
> under a vendor's distribution (usually redhat) where they'd turned
> smtp off -- and since you can't tell from the executables what was
> configured, and the "servers: ..." line was still in mts.conf (being
> ignored), it was frustrating to debug.
> (if it _is_ possible to turn off SMTPMTS, there should be a strong
> warning to vendors not to do so...)
> paul
> =---------------------
>  paul fox, address@hidden (arlington, ma, where it's 56.1
> degrees)

The 'configure' script forces SMTPMTS to be 1.  There's no command line option 
to turn it off.  But there's nothing to prevent a vendor from editing the 
config.h file and setting it to 0.  After all, they have the source.

glenn burkhardt (westford, ma, where it's 71 degrees)

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