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Re: Bug#38523: ipopd: doesn't care about other pop-3 daemons

On Tue, Jun 01, 1999 at 10:23:50PM -0400, Jaldhar H. Vyas wrote:
> > No, that is not what I meant. I had both ipopd and qpopper installed,
> > and qpopper was enabled in /etc/inetd.conf. Then I removed ipopd, and
> > its postrm script removed qpopper's entry from /etc/inetd.conf!
> IMO the package system should not allow you to do this.  What is the point
> of installing two of exactly the same kind of server?  It's not like web
> servers were you could have two different ones running on different ports.
> In any case there is nothing in policy to say such a configuration has to
> be supported.

Exactly. Shall I file a bug against all the POP3 servers to provide some
virtual package, e.g. pop3-daemon, and then conflict with each other 
(through Conflicts: pop3-daemon )?

Crossposting to debian-devel so others can comment.

enJoy -*/\*- http://jagor.srce.hr/~jrodin/

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