No MTA on the desktop

Christoph Wickert christoph.wickert at
Thu Aug 27 17:16:55 UTC 2009

Am Donnerstag, den 27.08.2009, 17:34 +0100 schrieb Richard Hughes:
> 2009/8/27 Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at>:
> > Sendmail is a daemon enabled by default forever and ever but it doesn't
> > make much sense for the desktop and we should remove it for Fedora 12.
> > This will save disk space and reduce startup time.
> Please, please, do this for F12. There's just no point in an MTA for
> most of the desktop use cases.

Keep in mind that we need to also remove logwatch and all other cron
jobs that rely on an installed MTA if we make this change.

> Richard.


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