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Re: configuration of base packages

On Sat, Jun 23, 2001 at 02:21:38PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Hmm. I think we should have base-config reconfigure some of the base
> packages, anyway. I'm not so sure about all of them. We already
> reconfigure some, like console-data and passwd.

man-db would be a good one, otherwise users never get the opertunity
to turn on caching.  

> One problem: exim does not use debconf, so it can't be reconfigured!  As
> the keeper of the consistent UI base configuration (TM), I hesitate to
> just run eximconfig.
> I'm trying to remember when exim got configured in potato installs. Was
> it even installed as part of the base system back then? Could someone
> with a test machine do an install and check?

there was no MTA installed in the base system until now.  i remember
because i never had to --purge exim when installing postfix on new
installs, unless i ran dselect and forgot to fix it there.   

Ethan Benson

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