[bf1942] EA Support
dave at netdefense.ca
Sun Oct 2 23:30:11 EDT 2005
If we have to explain the joke, its not funny anymore.
From: ScratchMonkey [mailto:ScratchMonkey at MatureAsskickers.net]
Sent: Sunday, October 02, 2005 9:12 PM
To: bf1942 at icculus.org
Subject: RE: [bf1942] EA Support
--On Sunday, October 02, 2005 4:46 PM -0400 "Mark J. DeFilippis"
<defilm at acm.org> wrote:
> Just a word to the wise..... Their sendmail.cf on EA's server
> for BFHQ at ea.com looks like this:
> .domain ea.com 86800
> bfhq, exec >> /dev/null
For those of us who use the original Sendmail intead of Postfix, could you
elaborate? That looks like a Postfix config file from what I remember of
others talking about it. "Real" sendmail.cf is a very arcane language of
rules for translating one kind of address to another, with lots of hacks to
produce side effects like DNS lookups for RBL's and ultimately effect
delivery. It's so arcane that no one can read it anymore and the authors
use a higher-level language (sendmail.mc) that gets translated to the final
version with a library of m4 macros.
As a wild guess, I'd translate that to mean that all mail to bfhq at ea.com
gets sent to the bit bucket.
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