RE: Why does sendmail depend on procmail?
Wait a moment.Why is procmail executed everytime? I have my own
sendmail.cf where procmail isn't mentioned at all.
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> From: Santiago Vila Doncel [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, October 06, 1997 4:44 PM
> To: Michael Meskes
> Cc: Debian Development
> Subject: RE: Why does sendmail depend on procmail?
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> On Mon, 6 Oct 1997, Michael Meskes wrote:
> > Maybe, but shouldn't we add a virtual package for this?
> This is difficult to implement. You would have to rebuild a
> file each time you install/uninstall deliver/procmail. Very tricky.
> > I don't like the idea of installing procmail just to be able to use
> > sendmail even if procmail is never used.
> procmail will be used every time a message is received via port 25.
> You would have to dislike also the idea of installing sendmail
> just to *send* messages.
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