Subject: Re: some pkg questions
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Udo Steinegger <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/25/1998 16:15:16
On Fri, Sep 25, 1998 at 10:44:17AM -0400, Todd Vierling wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Sep 1998, Udo Steinegger wrote:
> : 1: /usr/pkgsrc/mail/imap-uw
> : ---------------------------
> : 
> : this package installs without having the imap and pop3 lines added
> : to /etc/services.
> : Neither the appropriate lines in /etc/inetd.conf are added.
> : So one needs to add it manually.
> This is intentional.  First, the pop server in that distribution is not the
> only pop server in pkgsrc (there's qpopper, for example).  Second, not
> everyone wants all three services (imap, pop2, pop3) enabled by default;
> some people want the pkg for pop3 only and some for imap only.

ok fine, but a short message, that the lines in /etc/services and inetd.conf
need to be added manually would be nice. That's not just for the folx that
don't know where to look why the service doesn't work, but also a good
reminder that one needs to care for oneself what service should be added.



Udo Steinegger                 
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