[darcs-users] darcs vs sendmail

Karel Gardas kgardas at objectsecurity.com
Fri Mar 13 07:15:07 UTC 2009

Trent W. Buck wrote:
>   - Often people have an MTA on their desktop, but don't use it.
>     Instead they configure their MUA (e.g. Thunderbird) to directly send
>     and receive from a remote mail server.

This is very common on Solaris where stock sendmail provided does not
support smtp authentication.

>     If that is the case, their local MTA is bound to be misconfigured.
>     Ideally they should remove it (as Ubuntu does), and configure Darcs
>     to send via the MUA, e.g.
>         darcs send --send-command 'mutt -c %c -a %a %t'

Do you know how to do this with thunderbird?

Karel Gardas                  kgardas at objectsecurity.com
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