Re: "The Debian exim 4 packages suck badly" on firstname.lastname@example.org
* John Hasler
| William Ballard writes:
| > The exim4 config asks you if you want itty bitty or one monolothic config
| > file. It offers you the option of doing it the upstream way.
| Does it tell you which is the upstream way? Most new users won't know.
The Debian exim4 packages can either use a single monolithic file
(/etc/exim4/exim4.conf.template) or about 40 small files in
/etc/exim4/conf.d/ to generate the final configuration.
The former is better suited for large modifications and is generally
more stable, whereas the latter offers a comfortable way to make
modifications but is more fragile and might break if modified
If you are unsure then you should not use split configuration.
I think the last point sums it up -- use monolithic configuration if
you don't understand what the question is about.
Tollef Fog Heen ,''`.
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are : :' :