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Date:  Tue, 12 Sep 2006 15:26:01 +0200
From:  Jonas Schwarz <jonas (at mark) vtx.ch>
Subject:  [coba-e:06858] Re: [Announce] Update schedule
To:  coba-e (at mark) bluequartz.org
Message-Id:  <200609121526.01094.jonas (at mark) vtx.ch>
In-Reply-To:  <20060912105223.M87405 (at mark) vaporised.com>
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Sendmail is a MTA, and dovecot is a IMAP/POP server, so dovecot will not 
replace Sendmail.

Regards

Le mardi 12 septembre 2006 12:56, Vapor a ˝─ritá:
> > Once you switch to dovecot, you'll also get a new sendmail.cf installed.
> > So yes, your custom additions to sendmail.cf will be lost and have to be
> > re-added again manually. Do not simply copy the old sendmail.cf back,
> > otherwise you risk that some things will not work entirely right.
>
> Good news then in general, thanks for the heads up Michael.
>
> I assumed dovecot replaced sendmail entirely so am a little confused as to
> why it would use a sendmail.cf at all and would have it's own config files.
> So how does this work then?
>
> I'm happy enough to copy and paste sections back into the right places in
> any new sendmail.cf and sure I could get it working, just a little confused
> about the usage of sendmail.cf at all with dovecot.
>
> Never used dovecot so prolly just me being simple like :)
>
> Any insight appreciated.
>
> Brett