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Reports of procmail's death are not terribly exaggerated

Reports of procmail's death are not terribly exaggerated

Posted Nov 25, 2010 13:42 UTC (Thu) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
In reply to: Reports of procmail's death are not terribly exaggerated by sspans
Parent article: Reports of procmail's death are not terribly exaggerated

But it has ASCII art with actual direct effects on the program! (Literally: change it, the program's behaviour changes.) How can you not love that?

(but yes, the source code is *ew*. I suspect the first act of any new maintainer must be to run it through indent.)


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Reports of procmail's death are not terribly exaggerated

Posted Nov 29, 2010 17:39 UTC (Mon) by jeremiah (subscriber, #1221) [Link]

I was really hoping for a picture of an envelope or something, but a nice bar graph will work I guess. Couldn't agree more on the indent call though. It would only be a very small start though. :) My favorite is the header that includeds the following in procmail.c "Seems to be perfect."

Reports of procmail's death are not terribly exaggerated

Posted Nov 29, 2010 20:07 UTC (Mon) by nix (subscriber, #2304) [Link]

Now I'd have expected a comment like *that* to lead to instant karmic justice and a security record far worse than sendmail's. But it seems the author was incredibly fortunate :)

Reports of procmail's death are not terribly exaggerated

Posted Dec 3, 2010 11:31 UTC (Fri) by DonDiego (guest, #24141) [Link]

Run it through uncrustify instead, works a million times better :)


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