Derek Broughton news at
Wed May 16 17:23:04 UTC 2007

Mario Vukelic wrote:

> On Tue, 2007-05-15 at 21:35 +0200, nodata wrote:
>> aybe it is pulling in the sendmail package to get
>> the mail off the box, and that is requiring configuration.
> mutt wants to install postfix, not sendmail.

Mutt wants to install a mail-transfer-agent - and if you don't have one,
it'll try postfix by default.  If for some reason he already has sendmail,
it'll use it.

This is because mutt purists insist that no mail program should ever speak
SMTP.  Crazy concept if you ask me...

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