DragonFly mail agent (round two)
matthias at dragonflybsd.org
Sat Feb 2 02:00:45 PST 2008
* Matthew Dillon wrote:
> This looks awesome. Definitely put it into the source tree.
> I don't think we can remove sendmail from the base system in this
> upcoming release, but I'll bet we would be able to remove it (or at
> least make it optional) for the mid-year release.
That was also my intention. dma surely has some bugs which need to be
fixed until we officially announce it.
> DMA needs to support local .forward files to really be considered
> a complete local-delivery-capable agent. It may be possible to leverage
> existing local delivery agents (without pulling in all of sendmail) for
> that purpose, or as part of your project to write your own local delivery
> agent that DMA can pipe into.
corecode and me already had a discussion about implementing .forward
support. I think we'll come up with a solution within the next weeks.
> This level of work should definitely be put in the source tree
> (/usr/src/bin, not contrib) and worked on in-place.
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