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Date:      Wed, 06 Nov 1996 10:56:53 -0800
From:      "Pedro Giffuni S." <m230761@ingenieria.ingsala.unal.edu.co>
To:        Igor Vinokurov <igor@ibank.ru>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.org, hackers@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: compile sendmail from /usr/src/usr.sbin/sendmail
Message-ID:  <3280DF75.25B3@ingenieria.ingsala.unal.edu.co>
References:  <199611061244.PAA02502@escape.cs.ibank.ru>

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Take a look at www.sendmail.org: there's a new version and security
patches.
You must use makesendmail (in the sources directory) instead of make.
It is worthy to read the latest CERT and correctly configure sendmail.
It is not necesary tu use the default deamon, and you MUST install
smrsh. I had some problems due to that in the past, and even now
crackers love to read my mail and forward it all over !

Pedro.

Igor Vinokurov wrote:
> 
> Hello!
> 
> Anybody can explain me why sendmail does not compile from source
> distribution (/usr/src/usr.sbin/sendmail) properly?
> 
> I run make in this directory and have got some fatal errors then... :(
> 
> P.S: In other words, I would like to upgrade sendmail at my 2.1.5R box.
>      I was compiling sendmail myself before this day, but now I would like
>      try to do it in the standard way. How did you compile sendmail to
>      prepare release version?
> 
> --
> Igor Vinokurov




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