Subject: Re: postfix and pgsql (or any other advanced features)
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
From: Eric Haszlakiewicz <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/18/2004 00:10:21
On Fri, Dec 17, 2004 at 05:07:45PM -0500, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 17, 2004 at 03:51:25PM -0600, Michael Graff wrote:
> > Is there any way to runtime-load the postgresql map type into the 
> > system-supplied postfix?  If not, my only alternative is to remove the 
> > postfix binaries the system supplies and use pkgsrc, which defeats the whole 
> > push for postfix in the base installation in the first place.
> Uh, no.  You are entirely free to install postfix from pkgsrc without
> "removing the postfix binaries the system supplies"; a tiny change to
> mail.conf is all that's required.

	and a /etc/rc.conf.d/postfix to get /etc/rc.d/postfix to start
the correct postfix.

	btw, adding support for dynamically loading it probably wouldn't be
hard.  I think you just need to arrange for dict_open_register() to be
called.  Maybe with a appropriately crafted library init section and