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Re: Qmail and Debian



On Wed, Sep 13, 2000 at 12:10:30PM -0600, Art Sackett wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 13, 2000 at 10:19:48AM -0500, Nathan E Norman wrote:
> > 
> > Huh?  Why would you need to deinstall at, mailx, logrotate and mail
> > readers in the first place?
> 
> Well, you wouldn't *need* to, strictly speaking, but if you remove
> exim, those things that depend upon mail-transport-agent will want
> to go with it unless you work around it somehow.
> 
> I'm one who'd just as soon never use dpkg --force, and can't see
> installing the equivs package when I'm only going to need it for
> about a minute.

So don't use dpkg --force ... use dpkg --ignore-depends.  It's the
only way to fly when doing stuff like this.

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Nathan E Norman                   "Eschew Obfuscation"
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