Subject: Re: Upgrading removes sendmail, breaks system config
To: None <,>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/11/2007 12:25:20
On Wed, Jul 11, 2007 at 02:20:40PM +0200, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 11, 2007 at 12:07:02PM +0000, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> > Which is of course not true generally, but how do you want to solve it?
> As I said, make postinstall scream loud when mailer.conf indicates that
> sendmail from base is being used, and let the user decide (with the help
> of some to-be-written documentation).  It cannot be solved automatically
> as Matthias also pointed out.

Does this mean that ~all attempts to use sysinst for upgrades would
fail? Sysinst invokes postinstall.