msmtp 1.4.9 review

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License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
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Developer: Martin Lambers
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msmtp project is an SMTP client.

In the default mode, msmtp transmits a mail to an SMTP server (for example at a free mail provider) which does the delivery.

To use this program with your mail user agent (MUA), create a configuration file with your mail account(s) and tell your MUA to call msmtp instead of /usr/sbin/sendmail.

msmtpqueue is a pair of very simple shell scripts that allows you to "queue" mails and send them all at a later time (useful for dialup connections: write your mails offline and send them when you are online).

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

msmtp is released under the GPL with the additional exemption that compiling, linking, and/or using OpenSSL is allowed.

Here are some key features of "msmtp":
Authentication methods PLAIN, LOGIN and CRAM-MD5 (and GSSAPI, DIGEST-MD5 and NTLM when compiled with GNU SASL support)
TLS encrypted connections (including server certificate verification and the possibility to send a client certificate)
DSN (Delivery Status Notification) support
RMQS (Remote Message Queue Starting) support (ETRN keyword)
PIPELINING support for increased transmission speed
IPv6 support
support for multiple accounts
sendmail compatible interface (command line options and exit codes)

If you want TLS/SSL support, you need either GnuTLS (>=1.2.0) or OpenSSL (>=0.9.6).

You can optionally use GNU SASL if you need more authentication methods than PLAIN, LOGIN, CRAM-MD5, and EXTERNAL; for example GSSAPI, DIGEST-MD5 or NTLM.

What's New in This Release:
This hotfix release fixes yet another build problem.

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