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Re: make upgrade overwrites /etc/mail/mailer.conf

From: "Simon 'corecode' Schubert" <corecode@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2005 00:16:47 +0100

On Monday, 7. February 2005 23:57, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :I think we need something that works the same way as in the "pccard"
> :stuff, so I'll take a look at that code first to see how they do it
> :there -- agree?
>     They won't be identical.  Remember at least as far as as the
>     /etc/mail/mailer.conf file goes we control the source code for the
>     utility that reads it, so it should be a simple matter to make the
>     utility read from /etc/defaults/mailer.conf firs, then /etc/mailer.conf
>     second.
>     The utility that deals with it is /usr/src/usr.sbin/mailwrapper.

could we please not use this default stuff for mailer.conf? I mean, what for?
I completely fail to see the point, because this isn't something that can be 
"partly overridden". it's like sshd_config...


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