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Re: [Nmh-workers] external MTA (was: nmh @ gsoc?)

From: markus schnalke
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] external MTA (was: nmh @ gsoc?)
Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2010 18:59:10 +0100
User-agent: nmh 1.3

[2010-01-28 10:37] Earl Hood <address@hidden>
> On January 28, 2010 at 11:04, markus schnalke wrote:
> > Use a simple forwarding MTA (like nullmailer or ssmtp) instead.
> IIRC, ssmtp is a command-line replacement of sendmail vs
> running as a daemon.  MH/nmh communicate with sendmail via
> the -bs option, something ssmtp does not support I believe.
> I have not looked at nullmailer.  First I've heard of it.
> Does it support -bs mode of sendmail?  Can it run as
> a daemon and accept SMTP connections directly?

-bs mode was what I would like to avoid because this is where SMTP is
involved. Piping the mail (= the output of `list' in the whatnow
prompt) to /usr/sbin/sendmail (= the compatibility interface) is what
I would prefer.


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