sendmail 8.14 has a serious memory corruption bug in it

Bill Hacker wbh at
Tue Feb 19 16:50:22 PST 2008

Petr Janda wrote:
So when is DMA gonna replace Sendmail for local mail delivery? Sendmail is in 
pkgsrc and shouldnt be in the base system. Likewise we should dump everythign 
that doesn't need to be there and is in pkgsrc. I think...
Old discussion.

Something needs to be there.

Sendmail fits better than most for low/no admin to JFW at getting logs 
off-box and fit licensing parameters.

Those implementing a full-bore MTA for serious use will make 'a' 
selection on the criteria dearest to them, and that has naught to do 
with what is/is not in base anyway.


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