Threading (was Apt Errors Question )

Derek Broughton news at
Tue Sep 4 12:48:19 UTC 2007

Hal Burgiss wrote:

> Just to clarify one thing: there is a package named sendmail, which is
> a smtp server. It has a command 'sendmail' as part of that pagckage.
> But some competing smtp servers, like postfix, have a command called
> sendmail as well. 

Actually, I'm pretty sure that any smtp server you can install from the
Ubuntu repos aliases "sendmail" to that package's own version.  It's pretty
well standard, specifically _because_ MUAs like Mutt have this odd concept
that they shouldn't speak SMTP protocol.

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