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Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2014 14:52:41 +0400
From: gremlin@...mlin.ru
To: owl-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Postfix 2.11 is ready for commit

On 24-Jan-2014 14:41:41 +0400, (GalaxyMaster) wrote:

 >> This will allow the postfix package to co-exist with, say,
 >> msmtp...

 > While I agree with you that the sendmail symlink should be
 > provided by a separate package (or even a virtual one), I
 > think that making it to be a part of the postfix build
 > process is wrong. What we need to do is to implement proper
 > 'alternatives' interface, so the user could decide which of
 > the MTA packages provide the sendmail interface.

This may be the option... However, I think we don't need this
(yet?), as Owl remains relatively small and free of unresolvable
cross-dependencies.

 > Just to be clear, I did the most of the hard lifting to bring
 > postfix to the latest available version with all our patches
 > applied -- designing and implementing distro strategies is
 > currently not on my list of priorities, so feel free to persuade
 > the others on this list and implement it once I push my update
 > to the repository.

ACK - we could implement that in -owl2 release. Or whenever...


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