On Sat, May 13, 2006 at 05:27:29PM -0400, Gerard Seibert wrote:
> Daniel Bye wrote:
> 
> > On Sat, May 13, 2006 at 07:28:06PM +0100, Barnaby Scott wrote:
> > > It turns out it was sendmail causing the delay, so now my /etc/rc.comf 
> > > reads:
> > > 
> > > sendmail_enable="NONE"
> > 
> > This is fine, but according to rc.sendmail(8) `NONE' is deprecated and
> > will be removed in a future release (but, to be honest, it's been going
> > to be removed in a future release for quite some time now... ;-).  It's
> > more typing, but the preferred way to disable sendmail these days is
> > this:
> > 
> > sendmail_enable="NO"
> > sendmail_submit_enable="NO"
> > sendmail_outbound_enable="NO"
> > sendmail_msp_queue_enable="NO"
> > 
> > This prevents any of the various sendmail daemons from starting.
> 
> In that case, what handles the delivery of mail locally?

ACK.  Good point.  I use exim as my MTA, so per default always disable
all of sendmail's services.  I have never used sendmail, so must admit
defeat on this one!  From reading rc.sendmail(8) more carefully, I would
think setting `sendmail_submit_enable="YES"' should do the trick, but I
am by no means certain...

Dan

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