Re: obsolete, harmful conf files
- To: "Oliver Kurth" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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- Subject: Re: obsolete, harmful conf files
- From: Geert Stappers <Geert.Stappers@xs4all.nl>
- Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2002 13:56:30 +0200
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At 11:39 +0200 8/19/02, Oliver Kurth wrote:
>On Sun, Aug 18, 2002 at 12:02:03PM +0200, Geert Stappers wrote:
>> At 1:05 +0200 6/25/02, Oliver Kurth wrote:
>> >In principle they have moved to another location,
>> >and at the same I have greatly changed them. What happens if they are not
>> >removed is that both of them will be executed. They both start a process
>> >in background (fetch and/or send mail). Whatever will be executed first
>> >will block (by a lock file) the second, because it is likely that the
>> >time span between them is short. The old scripts also depend on a conf file
>> >which is obsolete as well (it is still there, because it is a conffile, but
>> >not supported by debconf).
>> Could you provide us with more background information about your software?
>Look at masqmail.
[ flammable stuff ]
>Please, next time _ask_ if anything is not clear for you. You could have asked
>me what package I am talking about. You could have looked at that package.
>After you have done that you can criticize. Not before.
Will do. I'll ask for more information before jugding.
Thanks for the advice.