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RE: MTA dependencies ???

I guess u need to build QMail from source "the Debian way". Create a
.deb from the sources. When you install this deb, I guess apt will ask
you if you want to remove the other MTA.

Probably more info in de docs on debian.org.

Good luck!

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael D. Schleif [mailto:mds@bragi.private.network] 
> On Behalf Of Michael D Schleif
> Sent: Sunday, May 02, 2004 6:30 PM
> To: debian-user mailing list
> Subject: MTA dependencies ???
> Yes, I have seen this discussed before; but, I cannot find 
> the Debian consensus solution.  Which search criteria ought I 
> to use in the archives?
> I have a box on which I want to install qmail from source.  
> In order to get it to run, I need to remove/purge *all* other 
> MTA's (e.g., exim, nullmailer, &c.)
> In doing so, there are DEB's with MTA dependencies, and 
> removing/purging DEB MTA's _also_ removes these dependent packages.
> I do not want to remove these other packages.  In fact, there 
> will be an MTA on the box; but, aptitude does not know about it.
> What is the best way to accomplish this?
> What do you think?
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