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Re: No X configuration offered during install of Woody (30r1)

On Tue, Oct 21, 2003 at 07:53:41PM +0200, Olav Lavell wrote:
> Op di 21-10-2003, om 19:13 schreef Roberto Sanchez:
> > Olav Lavell wrote:
> > > Why would one ever install Exim in a _base_ system? To name just
> > > one.
> > 
> > I believe because certain things (like the daily update of the man and
> > locate databases) depend on the ability to send mail to a user on the
> > system if there is a failure or a problem.
> I know, I know - I just don't agree 100% with that policy, that's all :)
> Why does anything want to send mail to anyone on a Linux system? Can't
> they read log files? :)
> Sending mail to an administrator is luxury, not necessity.

The base system is a superset of what's actually required. There are
parts of the base system that can be removed.


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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