[ic] Inconsistently unable to send with sendmail

Jon Jensen jon at endpoint.com
Fri Sep 15 18:01:34 EDT 2006

On Fri, 15 Sep 2006, Peter wrote:

>> I have a catalog with occasionally is unable to send with sendmail.  I
>> don't know why this is.
> Sendmail is a bit flakey, use Net::SMTP instead.

Could you elaborate on that? In many years of using /usr/sbin/sendmail as 
a subprocess, I haven't found any version of it to have any reliability 
problems. The only trouble I'm aware of is Perl's signals problems with 
child processes, which aren't sendmail's fault.


Jon Jensen
End Point Corporation

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