[svlug] Exim: pipes in /etc/aliases, and other stuff
marc_news at merlins.org
Sun Feb 9 16:23:38 PST 2003
On Fri, Feb 07, 2003 at 03:10:22PM -0800, William R Ward wrote:
> J C Lawrence writes:
> >On Fri, 7 Feb 2003 14:41:59 -0800
> >William R Ward <bill at wards.net> wrote:
> >> The only problem is whenever one of these pipe aliases gets a message,
> >> I get an email saying "Mail delivery failed" which is false because I
> >> got the message... See the attached message for an example of what
> >> I'm referring to.
> >Yup, your pipe is producing output on stdout and Exim is kind enough to
> >tell you about that fact.
> Nope. I just ran it from Emacs and it said "(Shell command succeeded
> with no output)".
Well, exim did show that your script returned output, and it even showed
what the output was, namely "message sent"
> >> * Someone said you can link the mailman system into exim in a
> >> seamless manner without having to add aliases to /etc/aliases. How?
> >See Nigel's HOWTO on Exim.org or in the Mailman tarball.
> OK, will do.
Note that you really want exim4 with mailman 2.1, it makes the exim
config much easier (I contributed that part to README.EXIM)
> >Smarthost configs will not go to backup MX'es.
> Sendmail did.
Well, it looks like exim does what you want, right?
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