Summary of Dropped Packages

Trever L. Adams tadams-lists at
Thu Feb 24 19:10:13 UTC 2005

I am not very familiar with exim, but I like postfix very much. Yes,
kill sendmail. However, please make postfix the default and if exim is
good, please keep it around as a choice for those who like it. Postfix
is the sane default I think.


On Thu, 2005-02-24 at 00:08 -0500, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
>seth vidal <skvidal at>:
>> >?!?
>> >Isn't sendmail "obsolete" and exim (or postfix) the future default ?
>> despite some rampant discussion on this list I don't remember that being
>> decided anywhere.
>I've been staying out of the whole what-should-be-dropped discussion.
>But let me add my voice to the "sendmail's got to go" contingent.  I
>don't care much what replaces it, either of postfix or exim would be
>an improvement.
>		<a href="">Eric S. Raymond</a>
"I am not sure what this is, but an `F' would only dignify it." --
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