Subject: Re: Setting PKGSRC_MESSAGE_RECIPIENTS by default
To: Soren Jacobsen <email@example.com>
From: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/14/2004 13:29:08
On Fri, 13 Feb 2004, Soren Jacobsen wrote:
> PKGSRC_MESSAGE_RECIPIENTS is great, but doesn't do much good when it's
> not set. It is quite easy to miss a MESSAGE, and most users probably
> don't even _know_ about the variable. Therefore, I propose that we mail
> them to root by default. If a machine doesn't have somebody reading
> root's mail, well, shame on them.
> Any objections?
Great idea, I didn't know of the variable myself either. ;)
Maybe the mail can get a footer of where it comes from and how to get rid
of it ("Put $whatever into /etc/mk.conf").
BTW, is this functionality also built into pkg_add, or only present in
Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>