macports postfix vs. OSX postfix

Daniel J. Luke dluke at
Fri Jan 27 15:57:41 UTC 2017

On Jan 27, 2017, at 6:40 AM, Johannes Kastl <mail at> wrote:
>> I guess I'll link macports sendmail to /usr/sbin/sendmail to
>> avoid that. But how to avoid OSX overwriting that during
>> upgrades?

I used to do that, and it was annoying to 'fix' it every time an OS update clobbered it. I think you might not even be able to do it with SIP anymore anyway.

> I still don't know how to workaround programs calling
> /usr/sbin/sendmail.

One option would be to configure the apple postfix to relay through the macports-installed postfix.

Daniel J. Luke

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