[wp-hackers] Lost Password
peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk
Tue Nov 22 06:44:02 GMT 2005
Ron Guerin wrote:
> Denis de Bernardy wrote:
>> on free.fr, I recall mail and chmod were removed entirely (this may have
>> changed since). They replaced it with a custom function with a different
>> name on the one side, and a server side script that automatically chmoded
>> stuff as required on the other.
> If they've removed the function entirely, then I presume that free.fr
> users could put something like this in their wp-config.php
> function mail(....
> and after doing the same for chmod they could use an unaltered WP and
> not have to worry about extra work for upgrades.
Or the user could just install wp-phpmailer  which takes advantage of
the pluggable-functions in wp 1.5.1 and later and replaces wp_mail()
with a full SMTP implementation to talk directly to an SMTP server
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