Subject: Re: removal of base packages
To: None <>
From: Stephane TOUGARD <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 09/19/2000 15:11:28
On Tue, Sep 19, 2000 at 02:54:46PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > Hi, I am new to NetBSD and BSD in general. I would like to remove some
> > packages that I installed during the NetBSD installation e.g. sendmail.
> > I have seen FreeBSD has a util under /stand called sysinst. I cannot
> > find such a util on NetBSD. Can someone tell me how I can accomplish
> > this? Any help is appreciated. Thanks.
> If it's part of the base install then the only way is to remove the binaries
> you don't need by hand (e.g. rm /usr/libexec/sendmail/*)

It's not necessary, only if you want to preserve your space disk. If you
want to install a new MX, you have to modify /etc/mailer.conf.

/usr/sbin/sendmail is a link to a mailwrapper who uses the file