on 1/6/03 10:59 PM, Jonathan Chen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 06, 2003 at 05:29:15PM -0800, Kurt Bigler wrote:
> [...]
>> The problem came up when my VPS provider did a system upgrade.  This process
>> left everything I had intact except I lost my sendmail soft link which had
>> pointed to the sendmail replacement provided by qmail.  The link was
>> replaced by the sendmail binary with the result that I suddently had
>> sendmail running again beside qmail.
> The correct thing to do is to leave the sendmail binary alone and
> tweak /etc/mail/mailer.conf so that the sendmail replacement is
> invoked instead of the base-system's sendmail.

Yes, I actually corrected mailer.conf when the problem occurred, but I have
heard that some software will try to use /usr/sbin/sendmail explicitly
ignoring mailer.conf.  That's why so far I also maintain the alias in place
of the standard binary.  Is this true, or bogus?

Kurt Bigler

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