FC4 slimfast slimfest

Florian La Roche laroche at redhat.com
Thu Feb 24 14:02:08 UTC 2005

On Thu, Feb 24, 2005 at 01:40:00PM +0100, Nils Philippsen wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-02-22 at 18:24 +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
> > On Tue, 2005-02-22 at 01:00 -0300, Pedro Fernandes Macedo wrote:
> > >I dont want to make this a sendmail/postfix/exim/other email server war, 
> > >but I think that is a little too much...
> > >Just because one distribution ships exim/koffice/put your favourite app 
> > >here as default , it doesnt necessarily mean that's the right choice for 
> > >all distributions.
> > 
> > That's true, but in this case Debian happens to have it right. We should
> > do what Debian does here because they're _right_, not just because
> > they're doing it and we have to follow.
> In that case I would be curious about the reasons which make exim more
> "right" than say postfix, otherwise it's only an "everyone wants his pet
> MTA" thing.

The config file is more stable and the way they maintain the package
more longterm. That's what I heard.


Florian La Roche

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