Subject: Re: turning sendmail into a symlink
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: maximum entropy <email@example.com>
Date: 12/05/1998 14:54:36
>Date: Sat, 05 Dec 1998 14:00:15 -0500
>From: "Perry E. Metzger" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>We took aliases and such out of /usr/lib already specifically because
>it was the wrong place for them. Lets not reverse history.
OK. I'd be interested to know why it's wrong. And is the whole idea
wrong, or is just /usr/lib in particular a bad place to store it?
>From hier(7) I think some combination of /usr/libdata and /usr/libexec
might be appropriate, but I'll gladly accept whatever location you choose.
I don't like the "sendmail.real" idea for aesthetic reasons. I guess
my real point is I want it to be called "sendmail" and just be stored
in a different directory.
entropy -- it's not just a good idea, it's the second law.