edit root alias when installing the OS

Arthur Pemberton pemboa at gmail.com
Sun Jan 1 22:23:16 UTC 2006

On 1/1/06, Florin Andrei <florin at andrei.myip.org> wrote:
> Wouldn't make sense to edit /etc/aliases while installing the OS and ask
> the operator to provide a real email as an alias?
> It is a very common error to forget the root alias. As a result, the
> email sent by housekeeping software (such as logwatch) is ignored, often
> with unpleasant results.
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-list/2006-January/thread.html#00045
> This may or may not require to edit the relayhost variable in the MTA
> (ask the operator to provide a default mail relay), I'm not sure
> (depending on how "correct" or thorough the installer should be).
> Anyway, food for thought and discussion.
> I think that is a very good idea. I must admit forgetting this myself.
Culd this be put in to Anaconda, or at the least could the First Run app use
the emnail given for the defailt (uid=500) user?
As a boy I jumped through Windows, as a man I play with Penguins.
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