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Re: Status of inetd for etch

On Sun, 20 Aug 2006 12:40:48 +0200, Hendrik Sattler
<post@hendrik-sattler.de> wrote:
>Am Samstag 19 August 2006 15:25 schrieb Marc Haber:
>> On Thu, 17 Aug 2006 19:21:22 +0200, Hendrik Sattler
>> <post@hendrik-sattler.de> wrote:
>> >The suggestion to use "nodaemon" as default for exim4 when only handling
>> > local mail will probably be rejected?
>> Of course. You won't get any queue runs and thus mail that cannot be
>> delivered right away will stay forever on your queue.
>I meant the case for "local delivery only, no incoming mail". The only case 
>not to be able to deliver in this case is /var being full or other write 
>problems, but that probably will make exim4 misbehave anyway.

I am not comfortable with the idea of just _more_ special handling. We
need to have an SMTP listener on anyway, so we can safely
run the queue from that daemon as well.


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