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Re: default MTA for sarge

Bernd Eckenfels <lists@lina.inka.de> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 14, 2003 at 01:49:12AM +0200, Sebastian Kapfer wrote:
>> Another random idea from my misguided brain: Maybe there should be
>> separate exim packages: exim4-local (which is the MTA automatically
>> installed by dependencies) and exim4 (which a sysadmin in need of an MTA
>> would install). The two could share the binaries and only provide
>> different maintainer scripts.

> Well, currently 93 packages depend, and 25 suggest mail-transport-agent as a
> dependency. I guess most of them only depend on /usr/sbin/sendmail.

Afaict from reading policy that's the only thing that a Depends on
mail-transport-agent does guarantee.

[snip, no arguments here]
              cu andreas

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