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Re: Sorting out mail-transport-agent mess

Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> writes:

> On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 11:33:04PM +0200, Sune Vuorela wrote:
> > 2) Introduce a default-mta package (currently) depending on exim4.
> > All packages requiring a MTA should depend on default-mta |
> > mail-transport-agent. This will have the extra advantage that we
> > (and others like CDDs and derived distros) easily could swap
> > default MTA.
> I believe that 2) is the correct option, and can see no reason that it
> shouldn't be implemented straight away.

If 'default-mta' is renamed to 'sensible-mta' to follow the existing
convention (evidenced by 'sensible-editor', etc.), I agree.

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Ben Finney

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