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Re: Announcing Fedora 12 Alpha

On Tue, 25 Aug 2009 20:06:24 +0100
Peter Robinson <pbrobinson gmail com> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 7:51 PM, Bill Nottingham<notting redhat com>
> wrote:
> > Jesse Keating (jkeating redhat com) said:
> >> This is because a select nothing install still requires a smtpd
> >> for cron jobs, and when no other smtpd is selected "exim" wins as
> >> it has the shortest name.  However due to package ordering, exim
> >> winds up on disc3 (since the default smtp, sendmail, is picked if
> >> you actually add the group).  I'm not entirely sure how I'm going
> >> to fix this that doesn't involve hard coding things for exim :/
> >
> > The best solution is to define a default, and put it in that group.
> > (postfix?)
> ssmtp is about the smallest at 50K or so.

Note that ssmtp is NOT a replacement here. 
It does not do local delivery. So, if you need mail to go to a local
user, it won't do the trick. 

> Peter


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