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Re: postfix feedback needed -- why not the default?
- To: ports_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: postfix feedback needed -- why not the default?
- From: Michael <openbsd_(_at_)_magicpubs_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Mon, 3 May 2004 13:10:16 -0700
On Tue, 27 Apr 2004, Michael van der Westhuizen wrote:
The simple fact that OpenBSD can seamlessly integrate Postfix with a
single command ('postfix-enable') should be enough for those who (like
me) prefer postfix.
Not quite as simple on the Mac68K because Postfix must be compiled from
source, and the sources don't compile easily nor quickly.
At least that is true for 3.4 (not sure about 3.5 yet). The Postfix
m68K "3.4" packages are compiled against the 3.3 libraries and do not
It's quite simple: you have options, and they are not compromises. Be
happy with that.
I am quite happy to have Postfix as an option. I only wish it didn't
take a couple days of effort to install.
Btw, i wasn't complaining that Postfix wasn't the default. My question
was prompted because Postfix seems much more consistent with the
OpenBSD philosophy of "secure by default."
There were fewer accidents in the horse-and-buggy days;
the driver didn't rely wholly on his own intelligence.
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