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Re: AT Package Requires Courier MTA

On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 08:03:05PM +0100, Brian wrote:
> Hi,
> I am running an NSLU2 Slug, Debian Etch.  Kernel=2.6.18-4-ixp4xx. I 
> installed AT and was very surprised to see that APT requires that Courier 
> Mail MTA is a prereq of AT. I can understand that I will need an MTA if I 
> want AT to mail me infos about what it has done etc.
> I am surprised that it requires a specific MTA.
> On the NSLU2 RAM is at a premium and I would prefer not to have all these 
> useless (for me ) processes hanging around all the time.
> How can I find out if and why courier MTA is really required?
> Would there be any danger in just overriding this prereq somehow to allow 
> the AT install without Courier? I have never done this but I assume its not 
> too big a problem to do.
> Cheers Brian

at depends on mail-transport-agent provided by courier-mta. Just pick 
your favorite and install it along with at like:

aptitude install at postfix

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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