Subject: Re: sendmail install from - no
To: George Michaelson <>
From: Johnny Billquist <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/01/2003 01:08:38
On Tue, 1 Apr 2003, George Michaelson wrote:

> On Mon, 31 Mar 2003 10:30:12 -0500 Andrew Brown <> wrote:
> > >I did (cd /usr/src; ./ -E build) and have a foonly fine system of
> > >current, but I notice that my sendmail borked at boot, complaining that the
> > >/etc/mail/ was for v9.
> > 
> > did you try /etc/postinstall after you were done building?  that
> > always helps a lot.
> doesn't build do that for you? doesn't etcupdate do that for you?

build runs postinstall check for you.
etcupdate runs postinstall check for you.

> (shrug) no I didn't do /etc/postinstall. Ok. rate me clueless, but when did
> that make it into the *documented* "you should do this" phase of a
> run? Cos I got pointed at etcupdate, and run that believing 'it fixes things'

Well, if you ran, it should have run postinstall for you, and you
said you ran etcupdate, which I *know* runs postinstall. So yes, you did
run postinstall. :-)


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