Re: Intent To Split: netbase
email@example.com (Jacob Kuntz) wrote on 15.08.00 in <20000815025401.D6648@cape.com>:
> Clint Adams (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > > No real reason? Only one package can listen in on port 25, and
> > Only one package can listen on port 25 of one IP. It is possible to
> > have multiple packages listening on different ports or different IPs.
> hadn't thought of that. but once again, is there any benefit to that at all?
> will the efort required by the maintainers to get this working properly
> (including reading bug reports) ever balance against the tiny number of
> people that would use this feature? anyone that has a reason can certianly
> set this up themselves.
*Is* there significant effort needed from the maintainers?
At least for the case of Exim, I suspect the effort reduces to a trivial
edit of debian/control iff you accept that people installing more than one
MTA have to create a sane configuration manually.
And I suspect it's not really different for other MTAs.