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Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg <at> britannica.bec.de> writes:
> is anyone actually using mail/mailagent? It requires hard-coded FQDN,
> doesn't allow building as root and was last updated in 2001.
I forgot to answer that the hard-coded FQDN at build time comes from the early
days where people using software had to compile it themselves for their
organization. At the time, it made sense to request a FQDN to setup a default.
Nowadays, just say "example.com". Each individual user can supersede the
hardwired default anyway in his own ~/.mailagent configuration.
Building anything as root is strongly discouraged. You should only run "make
install" as root. And when packaging, it's enough to "fake root" because you're
installing in a subtree anchored in a place other than "/" anyway.
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