Bug 15627 - Daemon closure not documented
Daemon closure not documented
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sendmail (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Florian La Roche
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Reported: 2000-08-07 07:04 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-07 07:04:07 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2000-08-07 07:04:05 EDT
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
bug!

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
nice?

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 10:13:17 EDT
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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