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Re: "The Debian exim 4 packages suck badly" on exim-users@exim.org

On Thu, 17 Feb 2005 14:24:26 -0800, Blunt Jackson <bluujack@gmail.com>
>I put in the time to figure out
>the debian way of doing Exim (and I'm still not sure I understand it,
>but at for now I have it working).

Please file a bug against exim4-base stating which part of the
description in /usr/share/doc/exim4-base/README.Debian.gz needs

>Note that removing the debian packages did not remove all
>their config files

Are you talking about a --remove or a --purge?

>> Just because the configuration file is called /etc/exim4/exim4.conf
>> instead of /usr/exim/configure?  Oh dear.
>No, it was the stuff like this that made me pull out my hair:
>domainlist local_domains = DEBCONFlocal_domainsDEBCONF
>How do I figure out where that DEBCONF stuff is coming from? What it means?

You read available docs.

>Suggestion to exim package people: if someone chooses the big config
>file, don't even install the little ones.

How do I do this with current dpkg?

>I promise I won't respond to any further condescending comments.

That is a bad thing.


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