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sendmail 8.13 Companion by Gregory Neil Shapiro, Claus Assmann, George Jansen, Bryan Costales

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A Useful Table

In Table 3-1, we list all the compile-time macros that are available as of V8.13 sendmail. See Table 3-2[3ed] in §3.2[3ed] for a full description of each, including how each is used to port, tune, or debug sendmail.

Table 3-1. Define macros for compiling sendmail

Compile-time macro

sendmail text reference

Description

ARBPTR_T

3.4.68[3ed]

How to cast an arbitrary pointer

AUTO_NIS_ALIASES

3.4.1[3ed]

Add fallback alias techniques

BROKEN_RES_SEARCH

3.4.17[3ed]

Broken resolver fix (e.g., Ultrix)

BSD4_3

3.4.2[3ed]

BSD 4.3-style signal handling

BSD4_4

3.4.3[3ed]

Compile for BSD 4.4 Unix

DATA_PROGRESS_TIMEOUT

3.4.4[3ed]

Timeout inbound DATA phase

DNSMAP

3.4.5[3ed]

Enable use of dns databases

DSN

3.4.6[3ed]

Support DSN

EGD

3.4.7[3ed]

Enable use of EGD

ERRLIST_PREDEFINED

3.4.8[3ed]

Correct sys_errlist types

FAST_PID_RECYCLE

3.4.9[3ed]

Quick reuse of pids

_FFR_...

3.4.10[3ed]

Try using future features

FORK

3.4.11[3ed]

The type of fork(5) to use

GIDSET_T

3.4.68[3ed]

Second argument to getgroups(2)

HAS...

3.4.12[3ed]

Has specific system call support

HESIOD

3.4.13[3ed]

Support hesiod database-maps

HES_GETMAILHOST

3.4.14[3ed]

Use hesiod hes_getmailhost(3)

IDENTPROTO

3.4.15[3ed]

See Timeout.ident (24.9.109.13)

IP_SRCROUTE

3.4.16[3ed]

Add IP source routing to $_

...IS_BROKEN

3.4.17[3ed]

Things that can be broken

LA_TYPE

3.4.18[3ed]

Define load-average support

LDAPMAP

3.4.19[3ed]

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