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Re: exim-using packages - are you relying on -C or -D options?


not talking about packages but about daily use…

Andreas Metzler <ametzler@downhill.at.eu.org> (So 12 Dez 2010 15:50:53 CET):
> Hello,
> fixing the exim privilege escalation bug
> http://bugs.exim.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1044 /might/ break exim's -C (use
> an alternate configuration file) or -D (set macro value) command line
> options. I am wondering how much collateral damage this would  cause.
> Do you know packages that rely on the -D or -C options? For -C
> option, in which directory is the alternate configuration file searched
> for?

I didn't follow the whole discussion, I just wanted to note, that there
*should* be a possibility to start exim with an alternative config file.

This is used for just checking the config file before moving it to the
final place, and for some test installations or even running exims on
different IPs with different configs.


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