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Re: hoststat? (sendmail leftover?)

On Tue, Apr 01, 2008 at 02:41:24AM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
 > NetBSD 4.0 still ships /usr/bin/hoststat, which used to be part of 
 > sendmail. With that gone, it doesn't make a lot of sense, as there's 
 > nothing to point to in mailwrapper.conf. Also, running "sendmail-bh" 
 > (which is what hoststat would do) doesn't seem to show anything, even on a 
 > busy mailhost.
 > Should hoststat be nuked from NetBSD?
 > While there, same question for purgestat.

And a related but slightly larger question: should mail.local be moved
to pkgsrc?

The main arguments I can think of:

 + it's not currently used, and being setuid it's something of a risk
 - it is in some sense nonetheless properly part of base
 + in pkgsrc it could be used for other OSes
 - outside of the tree it's one more extra thing to look after

David A. Holland

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