[Mageia-dev] [RFC] prefer dma rather than postfix in prefer.vendor.list for msec mga1 -> mga2 upgrade

Julien mjulien.m at gmail.com
Wed Nov 9 21:25:26 CET 2011

Le Wed, 09 Nov 2011 19:38:07 +0100,
Florian Hubold <doktor5000 at arcor.de> a écrit :

> Hi there,
> as Anssi made me aware msec currently has a Requires on
> sendmail-command for cauldron, this was the outcome of the
> last discussion about msec / MTA.
> However, currently in /etc/urpmi/prefer.vendor.list postfix
> is preferred as sendmail-command and mail-server.
> Anssi's vote and mine is to replace preference on postfix
> with dma to ensure users get dma installed with the
> upgrade from Mageia 1 -> 2 and not postfix which needs
> configuration.
> Those who want to use postfix will surely not use the virtual
> provides for sendmail-command or mail-server and directly
> install postfix.
> Any comments or objections?
> Kind Regards


I would prefer to not send mail by default (Michael Scherer's
proposition) but if it's not possible, I vote for dma.


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