Subject: Re: Upgrade base postfix from pkgsrc?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dan Debertin <email@example.com>
Date: 05/19/2003 17:46:17
Martin Husemann <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> That's not realy needed - just follow the hint from the MESSAGE of the pkg,
> (pkg_info -D postfix).
> This leaves a few unused files in the base system, but otherwise does exactly
> what you want.
That is, in fact, the opposite of what I want.
My preference -- and I doubt that I'm in the minority here -- would be
not to have duplicate configurations and executables scattered around
the system. It's system clutter, cruft.
I can just see myself (or another person who has inherited the system) 2
years down the road editing /etc/postfix/main.cf, running
'/etc/rc.d/postfix reload' and wondering why my changes never take
Oh well. If I have to do it by hand, so be it.
/^Dan Debertin$/ |