New Options

Several new options have been added, many to support new features, others to allow tuning that was previously available only by recompiling. They are described in detail in Section 5.1.5. Briefly,

b
Insist on a minimum number of disk blocks.
C
Set checkpoint interval.
E
Default error message.
G
Enable GECOS matching.
h
Maximum hop count.
j
Send errors in MIME-encapsulated format.
J
Forward file path.
k
Connection cache size
K
Connection cache lifetime.
l
Enable Errors-To: header. These headers violate RFC 1123; this option is included to provide back compatibility with old versions of sendmail.
O
Set incoming SMTP daemon options, such as an alternate SMTP port.
p
Privacy options.
R
Don't prune route-addrs.
U
User database spec.
V
Fallback MX host.
w
Best MX handling technique.
7
Do not run eight bit clean.
8
Eight bit data handling mode.


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