exim-config, email, probably more: what is the expected path to sendmail?

René Berber r.berber@computer.org
Sun Oct 16 22:56:00 GMT 2011

On 10/16/2011 5:29 PM, Regid Ichira wrote:

> email 3.1.2-2
> exim  4.76-1
>   email is looking for /usr/lib/sendmail.
> exim-config creates /usr/sbin/sendmail -> /usr/bin/exim.
>   I wonder whether most Unix applications don't expect /usr/lib/sendmail,
> and not /usr/sbin/sendmail.

It depends on the Operating System, old ones, like Solaris, expect
/usr/lib; new ones, like Linux, go for /usr/sbin .

René Berber

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