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Re: Announcing Fedora 12 Alpha



On 08/27/2009 04:59 AM, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Aug 2009 03:54:00 +0530
> Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> 
>> On 08/27/2009 03:13 AM, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
>>
>>> Then IMHO the solution is to get this information to the user via
>>> some other method so we don't require a MTA in the first place, not
>>> replace it with something that silently drops the email under the
>>> rug. 
>>
>> What are those mails and why should I care about them as a desktop
>> user? They are for all practical purposes under the rug already.
> 
> Out of the box? Not much. If they provide no value, why don't we
> disable them? 

Good question.

> Sure, so possible solutions IMHO: 
> 
> - cron uses a /var/log/cron/ whatever log file area for it's output. 
> 
> - logwatch not enabled by default? 
> 
> or
> 
> - Some mta that has simple local delivery ability
> 
> or 
> 
> - Some way to take cron output and stuff it into a rss feed or
>   something thats available from a System Admin menu. 
> 
> or
> 
> Something else here thats not 'use ssmtp'. 

All of these are fine solutions. I can only hope someone implements them.

Rahul


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