DragonFly mail agent (round two)

Matthias Schmidt 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.

Thanks :)

>     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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