Subject: Re: "sendmail" configuration file issue should be fixed
To: None <>
From: John Nemeth <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/14/2006 15:06:50
On Sep 30,  9:28am, Matthias Scheler wrote:
} In article <>,
} (John Nemeth) writes:
} >      Umm, what about people that upgrade their systems and then realise
} > that they need to install the package?  Or, what about people that
} > deliberately wait until after they upgrade to install the package in
} > order to compile it against the new version of the compiler, libc,
} > etc.  I don't think the sendmail config files should be marked as
} > obsolete at all.
} Nobody forces them to use "postinstall ... fix sendmail". It's a seperate
} item which can be left out.

     If they do a standard upgrade via sysinst, it will be done for
them.  This situation is plainly broken.  Deleting sendmail config
stuff and spool directories is just wrong.

}-- End of excerpt from Matthias Scheler