Subject: Re: feature request: mail
To: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/22/2007 11:36:28
On Thu, 22 Mar 2007 10:28:44 -0500 (CDT)
"Jeremy C. Reed" <email@example.com> wrote:
> > How many times have you not seen the information
> > placed in a package MESSAGE file because the package
> > was installed as a dependency and the file was
> > concatenated between a bunch of autoconf checks?
> > For me the answer is usually, which is the basis of
> > this feature request (for discussion before a formal
> > ticket request).
> > With a mk.conf option
> > MAIL_MESSAGE= y
> > the MESSAGE file could be mailed at the same time
> > it's displayed, to the user who generated it.
> > Is this a useful feature for anyone else?
> Please set PKGSRC_MESSAGE_RECIPIENTS and read
> pkgsrc/mk/defaults/mk.conf about it.
I believe that that conflicts with builds using pkg_comp -- at least,
I had trouble because of that.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb