Why is sendmail bad?

Stan Bubrouski stan at ccs.neu.edu
Fri Feb 25 05:28:12 UTC 2005

Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> On Feb 24, 2005, Josh Boyer <jwboyer at jdub.homelinux.org> wrote:
>>I guess we'll have to agree to disagree.  Anything that requires
>>using m4 after editing a config file isn't intuitive IMHO.
> FWIW, it doesn't require you to actually run m4.  There's a Makefile
> to do that for you.
> I take it that you dislike autoconf scripts for similar reasons?

autoconf scripts only need to be run when a program is compiled, m4 
either directly or indirectly needs to be run whenever you change the 
config file for sendmail, there is a difference :)


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