Subject: Re: turning sendmail into a symlink
To: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 12/08/1998 12:47:32
On Mon, 7 Dec 1998, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
: newaliases and mailq are currently hard links to sendmail. I'm going
: to make them symlinks, so that they don't have to be touched any
: more. The only link that will get changed is /usr/sbin/sendmail, which
: will point to sendmail, postfix, or the other sendmail replacement of
: your choice.
You're making a continued assumption that the mailer of a user's choice has
`sendmail', `mailq', and `newaliases' (if applicable) pointing at the same
program. This is *not* always the case.
And what about `makemap', `mailstats', and `praliases'?
-- Todd Vierling (Personal firstname.lastname@example.org; Bus. email@example.com)