Provides: MTA and smtpdaemon?
pertusus at free.fr
Mon Apr 9 18:28:35 UTC 2007
On Mon, Apr 09, 2007 at 07:41:52PM +0300, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> Ok, but again, "MTA" only if talking about Provides. No need to touch
> the "mta" update-alternatives name.
I was also speaking about the Provides.
> To clarify, with "mail" you mean either of /bin/mail (executable) or mailx
I'd say /bin/mail. That way this will still work if another package
provides the command.
> > And use smtpdameon when a real
> > smtp server/Mail Transfer Agent is needed ?
> That would work too, leaving only semantics of "Provides: smtpdaemon" to be
> documented, and that provision probably removed from ssmtp. And going
> through packages that have dependencies on smtpdaemon, fixing where
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