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Re: base->ports: mail/sendmail

From: Jérémie Courrèges-Anglas (jcawxcvbn.org)
Date: Wed Aug 20 2014 - 01:04:26 CDT

Vadim Zhukov <persgraygmail.com> writes:

> 2014-08-20 2:47 GMT+04:00 Jérémie Courrèges-Anglas <jcawxcvbn.org>:
>> Sendmail will probably leave the base source tree during this release.
>> Here's the port I use since several months - but with a very limited use
>> case. The rc script is (for now) named esendmail.
>> Test reports and comments welcome.
> Two small questions here, otherwise reads fine. I didn't test running
> it yet, though.
> 1. It looks like missing a README on how to enable sendmail.

Yup, I'd first mention the root crontab entry for the queue runner.

> Or it
> could run sendmail-enable and sendmail-disable right in the
> rcscript...

This sounds a bit too automated to my taste. :)
But if other MTAs in the ports tree behave like this, why not.

> 2. Why do hide the "mv ${PREFIX}/sbin/makemap
> ${PREFIX}/libexec/sendmail" command?

No good reason. I was propably bored when I added this and the echo
"Installing..." stuff.

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