Bug 7477 - recommend supporting exim
recommend supporting exim
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sendmail (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 1999-12-01 08:17 EST by Neal D. Becker
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-03 21:44:49 EST
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Description Neal D. Becker 1999-12-01 08:17:47 EST
exim is far easier to comprehend for the administrator than sendmail. I have used exim
for many years (as well as it's predecessor, smail, which I made small contributions to).

I would like to see a standard exim rpm offered on Redhat. BTW, it's the standard MTA
on Debian.

There is an exim rpm available already. It was put together by Mark Bergsma <mark@mbergsma.demon.nl>.
I'm using it right now on RH6.1.
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 2000-02-03 21:44:59 EST
sendmail is the standard MTA on Red Hat.We can ship exim on the powertools,

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