On Wednesday 30 June 2004 01:27 pm, Eric Anderson wrote: > Jeremy Kitchen wrote: > > eww. don't use that. Gentoo's qmail and qmail-related ebuilds are > > totally screwed. > > That is what I am stuck with. I don't have time to maintain each package > on the system individually so ebuilds are the only way I can keep my > admin time down.
what's to maintain about qmail? It never changes. It hasn't changed in 6 years. > > remove all that crap and install via www.lifewithqmail.org > > If that is the only solution then I would rather install something like > Squirrelmail. I was hoping the avoid the IMAP/POP3 layer and access the > files directly but if I can't do that "out of the box" then I will just > have to axe that goal and change to another email frontend. well, if you install via LWQ you'll have a sane setup that you can easily add sqwebmail to. > Are Gentoo's qmail ebuilds that foobared? Perhaps I would be better off > using a different mail system if Gentoo's qmail is going to cause me > problems down the road. gentoo's qmail is completely and utterly broken. It also contains a patch that allows mail to be delivered to ~root/ which is a major major security problem. -Jeremy -- Jeremy Kitchen ++ Systems Administrator ++ Inter7 Internet Technologies, Inc. [EMAIL PROTECTED] ++ www.inter7.com ++ 866.528.3530 ++ 847.492.0470 int'l kitchen @ #qmail #gentoo on EFnet ++ scriptkitchen.com/qmail