Subject: Re: Not building sendmail
To: maximum entropy <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/07/1998 10:03:02
On Sun, 6 Dec 1998 maximum entropy wrote:

> >From: Simon Burge <>
> >Date: Sun, 06 Dec 1998 13:07:22 +1100
> >
> >We already have a check for NO_SENDMAIL in usr.sbin/Makefile - is that
> >not enough?  Maybe there's a way to extend this so that if you have a
> I think this build flag should be documented in
> /usr/src/share/mk/bsd.README.
> I think also think that the bsd.README file should be rewritten as a
> man page (e.g. "man mk.conf").  I know it has been discussed that
> /etc/mk.conf is the Wrong Thing in many ways, but while it's in use
> the documentation should be conveniently available (following the good
> example of the options.4 man page).

I think I'm ambivalent as to whether it's a man page or just a text
file lying around somewhere, although a man page is probably more

> I'm not sure what section would be appropriate for such a man page.

I would guess section 5 (File Formats) would be the most appropriate.