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Re: [mass bug filing] still depending on exim instead of exim4

On Sat, Jan 31, 2004 at 09:30:54AM +0100, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org> wrote:
> > Unless you're intending to remove exim (3), why is the dep a problem?
> Because we do not want people to unintentionally install exim (3)
> just because some dependency pulled it in. If apt encouters the
> Depends quoted above it will install exim (if no other MTA is already
> installed).

Exactly. And the part you've put between brackets there ("if no other
MTA is already installed") is so unlikely that it's a non-issue. The
default configuration comes with an MTA, so if you're ever going to
reach the point where you don't have an MTA installed, you most likely
know what you're doing.

Wouter Verhelst
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