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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
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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