Is debian's cyrdeliver really lmtp?

Eric Estabrooks eric at
Tue Jan 6 10:55:23 EST 2004

>On Tue, 6 Jan 2004, Jim Archer wrote:
>>I have been told that it is better to use lmtp then deliver because lmtp
>>will handle multiple recipients at the same time and also because it
>>returns better error messages to Exim4.  But what is the difference between
>>deliver invoking lmtp and Exim4 invoking it?  Is it because Exim4 can only
>>hand deliver one addressee at a time?

Another reason, if you use the 2.2.x cyrus, is that it can be hard to 
get your MTA to call cyrdeliver with the @ in the name still, whereas if 
you specify lmtp it gives it that way by default.

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