Mailscanner install

Scott Silva ssilva at
Tue Feb 24 23:17:08 GMT 2009

on 2-24-2009 3:14 PM Scott Silva spake the following:
> on 2-24-2009 3:03 PM Scott Silva spake the following:
>> on 2-24-2009 2:52 PM Hugo van der Kooij spake the following:
>>> Julian Field wrote:
>>>> The "Other Unix" MailScanner distribution is intended for use any on
>>>> sort of Unix system. Quite a few variants of Unix don't even use init.d
>>>> scripts at all (e.g. Solaris 10) and on those that do they are all
>>>> different. If you want an init.d script for your variant of Unix, then I
>>>> suggest you copy one from another fairly simple service (perhaps ntpd or
>>>> sshd or something like that) and modify it to suit your requirements.
>>> What Solaris 10 version have you been running? All Solaris versions I
>>> have worked with have init.d scripts.
>>> Their syntax is not that hard to figure out if look at half a dozen samples.
>>> Hugo.
>> I'm still sad (maybe not sad but perplexed) that I only see Julian's messages
>> if someone replies and quotes them. Damn Gmane! It used to be my favorite way
>> to keep up with the lists, but now I am having doubts.
> The last message from Jules that made it in the archive was on 2009-02-01
> 21:31:30 GMT
> I'm wondering if somehow their archive blacklisted him for some reason. It
> even breaks threads. Threads are split like his message never existed.
Maybe this has something to do with it;

"If you add a Reply-To header to your messages that points to a mailing list,
the message will be silently dropped."

I've replied to myself enough times that you would think I was running
postfix! ;-P

MailScanner is like deodorant...
You hope everybody uses it, and
you notice quickly if they don't!!!!

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