why does mysql depend on postfix?

Jeremiah Foster jeremiah at devmodul.com
Fri Jan 20 15:13:00 UTC 2006

When I do an apt-get install mysql-common mysql-server apt-get tells me
it is going to install, among other things, postfix. Postfix is an MTA!
Why is it getting installed when I install mysql? Is it because it uses
mysql for authentication? 


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