Subject: Re: README: sendmail changes
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/21/2004 08:57:49
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.

can you cite some?

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