Thanks for the info.
I decided to stop using my MS mail client, and replaced sendmail
on my unix box with ssmtp, which is a lot simpler. I think there are
3 configuration options to it. I use pop3 so I am also using fetchmail
I used gtk-send-pr at the last place I worked, and although it is nice,
I don't know if it addresses the issue of mail access to freebsd's gnats
server from a private host. The access problems are a relatively new
development since the last time I submitted a port.
Although the port I submitted got forwarded by someone who picked it
up in bugbusters mailing list, it also got mangled in the forwarding process.
Since it now has a tracking number, I don't know if I should resubmit it
or just wait.
On Mon, Oct 27, 2003 at 06:47:53PM -0500, Randy Pratt wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Oct 2003 13:45:10 -0800 you wrote:
> > What is the procedure to submit a new port when you don't have access to
> > a dedicated and highly-visible Freebsd machine on the internet?
> The stock answer is to tackle configuring sendmail so you can use the
> send-pr included with the system.
> Recently I noticed a port that might be a lot easier for those who
> use pop3 and don't have a need for sendmail. You can try having a look
> at /usr/ports/sysutils/gtk-send-pr to see if it might meet your needs.
> I've not used the port but it only has a few dependencies.
> Hope this helps you,
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-- Edgar Allan Poe
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