[svlug] mail relaying, jitterbug and me

Rafael Skodlar,,, raffi at linwin.com
Tue Aug 6 22:31:39 PDT 2002

On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 03:34:14PM -0700, Aaron T Porter wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 03:32:05PM -0700, josh wrote:
> > I guess it's different in Debian.  On slackware, the sendmail.cf file
> > isn't in anything like human-readable form.  Or if it is, a much
> > smarter human than me.
> 	It's human readable, though a smart human doesn't try to modify it
> (relying on the m4 files and the files that sendmail.cf refrences).

m4 files are more "humane"? It's just another nonsense layer to
configure what should be a simple ASCII file in the first place.

Thanks God we have Exim and such ... Stop using inhumane relics of cold
war days.

> Grepping your sendmail.cf file like I suggested should return a single
> line. Works on RedHat and Debian, and Solaris, and FreeBSD. The file it
> returns is where you need to put the domain you want to recieve mail for.
> # grep ^Fw /etc/mail/sendmail.cf 
> Fw-o /etc/mail/local-host-names

The Gap Between the Rich and the Poor is Constant.

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