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Re: default MTA for sarge

On Wed, 16 Jul 2003 21:31:29 +1000, Marc Haber wrote:

> On Tue, 15 Jul 2003 14:24:19 -0400, David B Harris <david@eelf.ddts.net>
> wrote:
>>On the other hand, though, it likely makes the debconf configuration
>>stuff significantly easier to implement. For my first exim4 config, I
>>used the debconf-generated /var/lib/exim4/config.autogenerated, copied
>>it to /etc/exim4/exim4.conf, and they blew away /etc/exim4/conf.d (or
>>whatever) with extreme prejudice.
> It will also greatly aid future updates. When the local admin changes
> something in a single big exim.conf, the entire file drops out of dpkg
> conffile handling, making updates a major endeavour.
> With the gazillion little files, a change makes only _this_
> router/transport/acl/foo drop out of dpkg-conffile handling which will
> make merging local and package changes much easier.

I've been briefly looking at Exim4, and something I noticied in  the
specification (Section 6.3) is that it recommends that included files are
kept to a minimum.

How does that jive with the current exim4 configuration?


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