On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 7:52 PM, Fred Smith wrote:
On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 01:23:07PM -0700, Akemi Yagi wrote:
On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 12:38 PM, Fred Smith
FYI, I ran all the (then current) updates from the CR repo this morning,
and found that it stepped on my sendmail.cf. (presumably the sendmail
rpm was the culprit.)

I wouldn't think that was the desired beavhior, would you? I'd expect it
to drop either a rpm.old or rpm.new file instead.

luckily, easy to fix once I figured out why incoming mail was busticated.
If you look into the /etc/mail directory, don't you see
sendmail.cf.bak? At least in my case, that file was created by
sendmail* update.

Yes, I do.

Nevertheless, it seems kinda rude of it to break a working

But I'm no expert, what do I know? :)

Sounds like you edited sendmail.cf directly. That's not the standard
configuration file for local changes, those usually live in
sendmail.mc and are processed with the m4 macro language. As I
remember sendmail from.... oh, a very long time ago, you need to use
the "sendmail.fc" or "frozen configuration" config file if you want to
protect it from rebuilds based on sendmail.mc.

Personally, I gave up on sendmail in favor of postfix a decade ago.
The only reason I use anything other than postfix these days is if I
want to have /etc/aliases and procmail read for local email addresses,
and SMTP relay for 'name at host.com' email addresses. The only SMTP
server I've seen that handles both at the same time is exim.

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