Sending mail via ISP's smtp server

Garrett Klein kleins at
Sat Jan 17 12:44:24 EST 2004

Here's the big thing though... I've never compiled an MTA from 
scratch, let alone write a configuration file for one, and am thus a 
little nervous about trying to set up Exim.On Sat, Jan 17, 2004 at 
12:10:45AM -0700, Steve Holmes wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 16, 2004 at 04:45:26PM -0600, Raul A. Gallegos wrote:
> > Not to my knowledge.  Mutt will still call sendmail to do the actual 
> > transporting of the mail.
> > 
> Yes, I vaguely remember asking on the mutt list once if one could do
> that and they said "no!"  mutt calls sendmail directly - not via
> TCP/IP but by directly spawning the process.  In fact, in order to use
> exim like we do, we need to have a program out there called 'sendmail'
> that mutt uses.  I just have a symbolic link from exim to sendmail.
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