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

On 17-Feb-05, 15:07 (CST), Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen@err.no> wrote: 
> * John Hasler 
> | Does it tell you which is the upstream way?  Most new users won't know.
>  The Debian exim4 packages can either use a single monolithic file
>  (/etc/exim4/exim4.conf.template) or about 40 small files in
>  /etc/exim4/conf.d/ to generate the final configuration.
>  .
>  The former is better suited for large modifications and is generally
>  more stable, whereas the latter offers a comfortable way to make
>  smaller
>  modifications but is more fragile and might break if modified
>  extensively.
>  .
>  If you are unsure then you should not use split configuration.
> I think the last point sums it up -- use monolithic configuration if
> you don't understand what the question is about.

No where in the Debconf note does it say which is "the upstream way".

And does it default to "one big file"?


Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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