Black Hole MTA 0.1

The black-hole-mta package is for use in automated package build systems. It looks like a Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) and email goes in but nothing comes out. It is intended for use in chroot jails for automated package build systems.


Theer are several ways you can obtain this software, both as sourec code or a pre-compiled binaries.


The Master Sources

The following files can be downloaded from this web site:

File Name Description
black-hole-mta-0.1.README The README file from the tar distribution.
black-hole-mta-0.1.lsm Brief description in LSM format.
black-hole-mta-0.1.tar.gz The complete source.
black-hole-mta-0.1.pdf The reference manual in Adobe Acrobat format.



Please consider using the download mirrors, rather than these files. The mirrors are almost certainly closer to you, and faster, than these HTML links. See also the SourceForge project page.


Ubuntu Packages

If you use Ubuntu Linux, there are pre-built packages available for installation using the normal sudo apt-get install method, from this package archive (PPA).

Instructions are available there for how to manually add the PPA to your /etc/apt/sources.list file, but the following commands are sufficient on recent versions of Ubuntu:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pmiller-opensource/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install black-hole-mta


Debian Packages

There are also some pre-compiled Debian packages available for installation via dpkg -i.


Aegis Repo

black-hole-mta is developed using Aegis, a transaction based software configuration management system. The Aegis repository for this project is available.

black-hole-mta is written and owned by Peter Miller <pmiller@ opensource. org. au> and is freely distributable under the terms and conditions of the GNU GPL. There is more Software by Peter Miller at his home page. Logo This page is hosted by SourceForge.
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