Removal of postfix from base

An-tonio turok at supercable.es
Thu Dec 16 07:59:02 CST 2004


What about smail ?. You can disable startup script and it work without 
problem. It's small, simple and secure.


Thom May wrote:

>* Scott James Remnant (scott at canonical.com) wrote :
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>>I would like to propose the removal of Postfix from base for hoary.
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>Agree 100% - it should move to supported.
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>>In base, I suggest we aim for the simplest possible MDA.
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>> 1) not a daemon, provides only /usr/sbin/sendmail
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>> 2) delivers mail locally
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>I think we don't want to consider 3 or 4 just yet - they're not required for
>the simple desktop case and make life harder.
>In future, connecting to a smarthost and punting mail might be a reasonable
>move, but I think we want to think very hard about exactly where we draw the
>line between our dmta (desktop mta) and a full-fledged one.
>Cheers,
>-Thom
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