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Re: qmail and related packages in NEW

* Joerg Jaspert:

> On 11583 March 1977, Gerrit Pape wrote:
> As i got asked for the complete text of the rejection mail, as the
> thread start only had a partial quote, here it is.


> First - the packaging is nowhere near the standard Debian aspires to in the
> archive:
> Qmail is an MTA and as such should follow Debian Policy (for example Section
> 11.6).  It's therefore not a very good start that an MTA package needs
> additional packages (qmail-run) installed to perform the minimal tasks
> required of mail-transport-agent, and yet another package (fastforward) to
> support /etc/aliases.

Yuck.  I wasn't aware of that.  So the security discussion was kind of
a red herring, after all.

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