[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: 23.0.60; emacs-report-bug fails silently

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: 23.0.60; emacs-report-bug fails silently
Date: Thu, 05 Jun 2008 15:50:37 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

>> Actually no. As a counterexample, for my laptop, "the destination"
>> will never be "reachable" (smtp-wise). I have an smtp running on it
>> because my distro insists on it and I don't feel like fighting it.

> Almost all of the sane distributions configure their default MTA to
> send to some smarthost by default. [I know that's how exim, postfix,
> and nullmailer are configured in Debian.]

That requires user-interaction.  It may require updating, etc...
Unless actively uses `sendmail' to send his email, he'll completely
forget to update/fix/configure this, past the initial setup.
All popular MUAs encourage you to not use sendmail, AFAICT.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]