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Re: Please consider replace src/dist/nvi with nvi2

On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 2:36 AM, Ignatios Souvatzis <> 
> Hi,
> On Mon, Oct 08, 2012 at 06:28:34AM -0500, Zhihao Yuan wrote:
>> 5. Internal sendmail function. Nvi sends recovery notifications when
>> system start up, but /usr/sbin/sendmail is too slow.
> I beg to tell us, how? The point at which the script "virecover"

I'm sorry... The part is developed 6 months ago, and I wrote something
wrong here. The internal sendmail function speeds up nvi's :preserve
command (5 secs to immediate). I considered to add an option to vi to
speed up the booting, but I canceled the plan soon.

> is called is purely determined by the call ordering implied by the
> keywords in /etc/rc.d/vircover, isn't it? If I may cite:
> # PROVIDE: virecover
> # REQUIRE: mountcritremote
> #
> # XXX: should require `mail'!
> (Besides - I get those e-mails without problem; but this might be
> because postfix' "inject" does not need the postfix daemon to be
> started.)
> Changing that to remove the BEFORE and change REQUIRE to NETWORKING
> SERVERS would ensure that it runs late enough, fully independent of
> the implementation of /usr/libexec/virecover.
> Regards,
>         -is

Zhihao Yuan, nickname lichray
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