Re: Bug#233983: esmtp: support sendmail replacement MTA situations
On Sat, 21 Feb 2004 11:09:41 +0000, Gerrit Pape wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 21, 2004 at 10:02:43AM +0000, José Fonseca wrote:
>> Perhaps a change in the debian policy is in order to allow multiple
>> MTAs (e.g., by using alternatives to /usr/sbin/sendmail and friends),
>> or does everybody agree that Scott suggestion above of spliting the
>> package would be better?
> I consider the package split as a good solution, and have already done
> similar with imap-server, ftp-server, and *-log-daemon packages; see the
> bincimap-run, twoftpd-run, and socklog-run packages respectively, and
> the README.Debian files in these packages for the rationale if you want.
> I would prefer *-run over *-mta though.
Thanks for your suggestion and pointers, Gerrit. I'll follow your
examples (and naming convention) then.