Bug 15627 - Daemon closure not documented
Summary: Daemon closure not documented
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sendmail   
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Florian La Roche
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Reported: 2000-08-07 11:04 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-07 11:04:07 UTC
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Description Need Real Name 2000-08-07 11:04:05 UTC
The closure of the sendmail daemon means that fetchmail no longer works,
which meant I couldn't get my email after installing pinstripe...  which
incidentally also meant I couldn't create a bugzilla account to report the

The real problem is that there is a lack of documentation telling me (a)
what has happened, and (b) how to move back to the less secure but more
functional setup I had with RH6.2 - a simple HOWTO / README would of been

Alternatively, I am told (by the people on the pinstripe list who helped me
fix my problem) that it is better to run fetchmail with procmail - so
perhaps fetchmailconf could be tweaked to implement this as standard
instead of it trying to use the closed sendmail?

Comment 1 Florian La Roche 2000-08-07 14:13:17 UTC
sendmail is probably changed to again listen for email on the smtp port, as too
many packages
still depend on this.

Florian La Roche

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