mailer.conf - configuration file for mailwrapper(8)
The file /etc/mailer.conf contains a series of pairs. The
of each pair is the name of a program invoking mailwrapper(8) which is
typically a symbolic link to /usr/sbin/sendmail. (On a typical system,
newaliases(8) and mailq(8) would be set up this way.) The
of each pair is the name of the program to actually execute
first name is invoked. The file may also contain comments,
denoted by a
`#' character in the first column of any line.
The following is an example of how to set up mailer.conf for
sendmail(8) invocation behavior.
# Execute the "real" sendmail program, named /usr/libexec/sendmail/sendmail
This example shows how to invoke the postfix MTA suite in
# Emulate sendmail using postfix
mail(1), mailq(8), mailwrapper(8), newaliases(8), sendmail(8)
Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
The entire reason this program exists is a crock. Instead,
a command for
how to submit mail should be standardized, and all the "behave differently
if invoked with a different name" behavior of things like
should go away.
OpenBSD 3.6 December 16, 1998
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