> Is qmail going to be moved from experimental to main distribution some
> time before 2.0 release?
>From a long e-mail conversation I had with Dan, I got the impression that he
will probably not produce a licence that allows us to put qmail anywhere but
non-free, so it won't be in the main distribution at all.
> And what are we going to do about it being non-compliant with the Policy
> (policy says mailboxes should reside in /var/spool/mail)?
This can be fixed by making the default installation rely on deliver or
procmail for the final delivery, by putting that on the qmail-start command
line, instead of "Mailbox" or "Maildir/".
I don't think it is a good idea to patch qmail itself, because:
a) it is not necessary
b) Dan will almost certainly not approve the resulting binaries for
distribution, so we wouldn't be allowed to put them up for ftp.
> What UIDs and GIDs should it use? 101-107 as it is allocated on master
> (why last two are not allocated in the distribution? at least not until
> 1.3) or 70-76 as it's written in it's postins script? Which one is right
> (such differences are subject to bug report I think, aren't they?).
The new standard seems to be 70-76, so it looks like the ones on master are
from an old /etc/passwd install that is now obsolete. Recent passwd files
have this set correctly, so I don't think there is a bug. It just means that
you may need to cut&paste from /etc/passwd.dpkg-dist to /etc/passwd, before
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