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NAME

       sensible-mda - a generic local MDA router for Debian systems

SYNOPSIS

       sensible-mda from to detail client-addr

DESCRIPTION

       sensible-mda  is  used  to simplify the installation and configuration of sendmail(8) , or
       other MTAs for use on Debian systems.  With sensible-mda, sendmail can support a  plethora
       of  MDAs  (procmail,  maildrop,  deliver,  etc.)  without  having  pick any one of them as
       required.

FUNCTION

       sensible-mda is called by sendmail  as  a  local  mailer  when  the  following  exists  in
       sendmail.mc:
       define(`LOCAL_MAILER_ARGS', `sensible-mda $g $u $h ${client_addr}')dnl

       sensible-mda will look for the following MDAs (in this order), and pass the mail on to the
       first SUID MDA found (Or first found MDA, if run w/euid=root):  procmail(1),  maildrop(1),
       deliver(8), mail.local(8)

OPTIONS

       Available command line options are the following:

       from   The sender of this email (sendmail $g variable)

       to     The recipient of this email (sendmail $u variable)

       detail The detail portion of the recipient userid (sendmail $h variable) - ie:
              cowboy+sendmail@debian.org

       client-addr
              TCP/IP  address  of the sender (sendmail ${client_addr} variable) Not used (for the
              nonce)

FILES

       /etc/mail/sendmail.mc
              sendmail m4 input to generate sendmail.cf

       /etc/mail/sendmail.cf
              actual sendmail configuration file (treated as a binary file)

SEE ALSO

       sendmail(8), procmail(1), maildrop(1), deliver(8), mail.local(8)

BUGS

       None known so far.

AUTHOR

       Richard Nelson <cowboy@debian.org>

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