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Date:      Tue, 7 Jan 2003 19:59:00 +1300
From:      Jonathan Chen <>
To:        Kurt Bigler <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Postfix vs. Sendmail
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References:  <000001c2b5e6$8567c0b0$6a32a8c0@dpg> <>

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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.
Jonathan Chen <>
                      Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day.
        Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.

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