> From: Gonzalo Nemmi gne...@gmail.com

> On Thursday 08 January 2009 12:08:55 pm Michel Talon wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > would it not be interesting to have the DragonFlyBSD mail agent in
> > FreeBSD? It is a very simple mail agent, like ssmtp, but with some more
> > features: it can either deliver mail locally for local users or send all
> > other mail to a smarthost, and reads the aliases file. Hence it fulfills
> > the needs of the person who wants a small mail agent for receiving
> > periodic root mail, and wants to send the occasional without too much
> > fuss. It is much simpler than sendmail, postfix or exim.
> >
> > For simplicity i have a tarball here:
> > http://www.lpthe.jussieu.fr/~talon/dma.tgz
> > it compiles out of the box, and it is easy to figure out how to use it.
> I second that .. Sendmail has turned into an unnecesary behemont for a local 
> MTA .. dma is a lot smaller, simpler, easier to maintain, a lot less bug 
> prone, way easier to configure and all in all, just what I need if my MTA 
> only job will be delivering local mail ... Sendmail feels like having a 
> HUMMER only to take my kids to school and then get back to my home .. which 
> is only two blocks away ... :s
> It would be really nice if I could choose whether I want Sendmail, Postfix or 
> dma upon installation time (sysinstall) ...

You can all ready choose if your want Postfix or SendMail when installing. 
IMHO, Postfix is a far superior MTA anyway.


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