Postfix anti-antivirus (was Re: [linux-elitists] procmail recipe for mydoom?)

Jeff Waugh jdub@perkypants.org
Tue Feb 3 00:20:22 PST 2004


<quote who="Jim Richardson">

> > This has nothing to do with the software choice. It's about being nice.
> > It's also nothing to do with the discussion in the linked thread (which
> > was about referring to external software during the SMTP conversation).
> 
> How is "referring to external software during the SMTP conversation"
> different with Postfix? it's not like Postfix is some monolithic entity
> like Exim or Sendmail? How is sa-exim et al, different from postifx's
> parts? 

See the bit above that says "This has nothing to do with the software
choice". You can shoot yourself in the foot with any software you want. :-)

(Well, except that Postfix just doesn't provide you the option of shooting
yourself in the foot, but for the sake of the argument, ignore the software
choice entirely.)

- Jeff

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