Subject: Re: README: sendmail changes
To: None <>
From: Jaka Jejcic <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/21/2004 12:44:45
On Wed, Jul 21, 2004 at 09:40:10AM +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 15, 2004 at 09:21:28AM -0400, Andrew Brown wrote:
> > * the smtp listener starts by default, if needed.  the default setting
> > in /etc/default/rc.conf is still "no", but rc.d/sendmail detects the
> > default setting and will change it to yes if need is determined.
> Of course, as always, this kind of magic fails. Damnit, I don't want no
> stupid rc.d script to decide that I was wrong and "tune" machine
> configuration parameters for me.
> I think this change needs to be backed out ASAP. It has been discussed
> before and met resistance. There have been easy alternatives with less
> magic proposed.

I completely agree. Please don't do no magic. NetBSD is for users who know
what they want, even if it is wrong. I don't want nobody (even the system)
to tell me what I wanted. Just remove the "feature" please.