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Re: Re: RFC: Making mail-transport-agent Priority: optional

On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 10:57:29PM +0200, Frank Steinborn wrote:
> Josh Triplett wrote:
> > ...which produce output to somewhere other than a log file, in some
> > scenario other than "being buggy and accidentally producing output", and
> > which expect end users to read their output, and which therefore expect
> > that the end user has configured root's mail to go somewhere they'll
> > actually read.
> I have a strong opinion on the whole thread, but I'll just want to
> answer this one because I'm not a DD anyway:
> Are you aware of the fact that all of roots mail gets forwarded to the
> user configured in d-i? This is a non-argument. As a user, you will be
> bugged everytime for new mail on login. Check /etc/aliases after a
> fresh install.

Yes, I'm aware.  Note that graphical logins will not normally tell the
user about new local mail, and neither will most graphical MUAs.

- Josh triplett

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