RE: [DEBIAN] Why does sendmail depend on procmail?
I think that's pretty easy. :-)
How about creating a virtual package mda that's provided by both. Also
both should use update-alternatives to create a binary (link) that's
called mda (or so). This binary may then be called by sendmail via
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eloy A. Paris [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 07, 1997 4:57 AM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [DEBIAN] Why does sendmail depend on procmail?
> Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> : We should have both, and let sendmail depend on a virtual
> : package, and people may make their own choices.
> I agree, I agree with every word said by Manoj. He doesn't want
> procmail installed in his system becaus he likes the deliver+mailagent
> combination but I like procmail for both delivering and filtering.
> I don't want deliver in my system because I don't use it at all.
> So what do we do now? What a virual package???
> Eloy A. Paris
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