[linux-elitists] Postfix vs Exim
Sat Sep 21 23:29:52 PDT 2002
On Sun, Sep 22, 2002 at 03:57:28PM +1000, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> Caching can be bad, and there have been issues with client-side caching with
> OpenLDAP, so there's a lot of FUD about it. There are definite plans to make
> caching better with postfix though (sounded really cool last time I read
> about it).
> > So you're saying that you'd need to tell postfix to pipe the program to
> > something else that does all the rewriting?
> No, I'm wondering why you'd do header rewriting manually in the first place,
> rather than adding a system to the MTA to handle common requirements for you
> with sensible configuration options.
Well, for instance:
- netscape used to send mail with a bad Sender: header. I used exim to
rewrite it as it was being accepted and before it was sent (often to
- I do env from/env to/From:/To:/Cc:/ rewriting to fix headers from
misconfigured workstations I relay for.
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