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Re: replacing the standard mta with qmail (Re: Question about dselect)

On Mon, Nov 08, 1999 at 12:47:12PM +0100, Joost Kooij wrote:
> This is what you want to do:
>   1. get qmail source and build a deb:
>         apt-get install qmail-src
>         cd qmail-src-*
>         fakeroot debian/rules binary
>         cd ..
>   ( 1a.  maybe do the same for ucspi-tcp-src:)
>   2. carefully remove the old mta, while disregarding other packages
>      dependencies:
>         dpkg --force-depends --remove exim

Do NOT do that.

echo "exim deinstall" | dpkg --set-selections

>   3. install the qmail.deb (perhaps also ucspi-tcp*deb):
>         dpkg --install qmail*deb

That should do it, yes.  And it'll remove exim for you, safely.  You
could do exim purge above, but you are gonna want to keep a working mail
config around just in case...

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<Flood> can I write a unix-like kernel in perl?

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