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Re: Replacing Sendmail with Postfix in the base system

From: "Justin C. Sherrill" <justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2006 10:54:08 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, June 14, 2006 9:49 am, elekktretterr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> accelerated X for which you need 3rd party drivers. I briefly installed
> KDE on FreeBSD without nvidia drivers. It was ok, but GUI was slow,
> redrawing windows was slow(same on DragonFly), then I installed nvidia
> drivers and now it's very smooth, ready for desktop use. Sadly, there

nv driver performance is that bad?  I'm running with a combination of
Intel onboard and old ATI cards, and 2D performance is excellent.

> So basically we are back to the "It's been there for ages, sometimes
> working, sometimes not, but it's BSD written so we keep it there
> irrespectively of whether its crap or not". Gee, and I thought DragonFly
> was progressive.

I know you're frustrated, but that's no reason to get mean.

Right now, we can switch out to any MTA people want, including Postfix. 
This fixes the problem very well, and as Adrian Nida wrote, documenting it
would be very helpful.  Working on that, rather than yanking Sendmail and
adding Postfix, will help everyone, including non-Postfix users.  (plus,
it's probably easier.)

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