Subject: Re: turning sendmail into a symlink
To: None <>
From: maximum entropy <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/05/1998 14:54:36
>Date: Sat, 05 Dec 1998 14:00:15 -0500
>From: "Perry E. Metzger" <>
>We took aliases and such out of /usr/lib already specifically because
>it was the wrong place for them. Lets not reverse history.

OK.  I'd be interested to know why it's wrong.  And is the whole idea
wrong, or is just /usr/lib in particular a bad place to store it?
>From hier(7) I think some combination of /usr/libdata and /usr/libexec
might be appropriate, but I'll gladly accept whatever location you choose.

I don't like the "sendmail.real" idea for aesthetic reasons.  I guess
my real point is I want it to be called "sendmail" and just be stored
in a different directory.

entropy -- it's not just a good idea, it's the second law.