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Id: 2363
Status: resolved
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Queue: libwww-perl

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Severity: Normal
Broken in: 5.69
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Subject: LWP::Protocol::mailto
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RedHat Linux 7.3 kernel 2.4.18-26-7.x Perl v5.6.1 libwwwperl-5.69 (1/24/2003) (compiled from source) /usr/lib/sendmail is hardcoded into mailto.pm. This presents problems on a lot of modern systems because /usr/lib/ is a deprecated location for the sendmail binary on many systems, especially those that use another MTA but still provide a sendmail wrapper for compatability. It would be desirable for mailto.pm to look for the sendmail program (or it's compatible namesake) in multiple locations, for example: /usr/lib/sendmail /usr/sbin/sendmail /usr/ucblib/sendmail This would satisfy the dependencies of multiple architectures and mail transports. Mail::Mailer does it this way.


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