Re: Bug#412976 repoened - reassign tech-ctte (mixmaster /etc/default/*)
Peter Palfrader writes ("Re: Bug#412976 repoened - reassign tech-ctte (mixmaster /etc/default/*)"):
> Summary of current status:
> o The mixmaster package provides both the client and server functionality.
> o By default the server part (running a remailer) is not enabled.
> o To configure mixmaster to run as a remailer the admin has to set a dozen
> options in /etc/mixmaster/remailer.conf. Options like email address,
> which formats they will accept, whether to run as an exit or only as a
> middleman remailer, etc.
> o One of those options is the REMAIL setting, which enables or disables
> the remailing ("server") part of mixmaster.
> o The init script has code to only try starting the mixmaster daemon, which
> is only needed when it's being run as a remailer, when the REMAIL option
> is actually set to "y" in that config file.
> The submitter wants a new conffile, /etc/default/mixmaster, that is
> sourced by the init script to control whether the daemon is started.
> That would either be in addition or instead of the REMAIL setting in
> /etc/mixmaster/remailer.conf which is already used by the mixmaster
Jari, do you agree with Peter Palfrader's summary above ? If not, in
what way is it not accurate, or which important facts does it leave