Inconsistencies in packages

Mario Đanić mario.danic at
Wed Feb 8 21:59:38 UTC 2006

On 2/8/06, Ante Karamatic <ivoks at> wrote:
> We have lots of "server-like" packages, like postfix, dovecot,
> spamassassin, amavisd-new, apache, sshd...
> But it seams that we don't have one general rule in what state should
> those services be after install. So, spamassassin is disabled, postfix
> listens on all IPs (public and localhost), amavisd-new listens only on
> localhost, dovecot doesn't listen at all...
> Shouldn't we have one general rule for all packages? I know that
> postfix, after install, isn't open relay, but wouldn't it be good if it
> would listen only on localhost?

Yup, just would be good...

And, it seams that some services are
> started after install, and some are not.

Hm...start them all?

Shouldn't we have some rules in
> there too?
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