Introduction to libESMTP

The libESMTP package contains the libESMTP libraries which are used by some programs to manage email submission to a mail transport layer.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.6 systemd platform.

Package Information

libESMTP Dependencies



User Notes:

Installation of libESMTP

Install libESMTP by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.


Installed Program: libesmtp-config
Installed Libraries: and libESMTP SASL plugins
Installed Directory: /usr/lib/esmtp-plugins

Short Descriptions


displays version information and the options used to compile libESMTP.

is used to manage submission of electronic mail to a Mail Transport Agent.

libesmtp SASL plugins

are used to integrate libesmtp with SASL authentication.

Last updated on 2014-08-25 19:22:46 -0700