sendmail and make file ....
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Wed Aug 4 12:00:10 PDT 2004
"Vahric MUHTARYAN" <vahric at doruk.net.tr> writes:
> Hi Everybody ,
> I can leave sendmail from base system . First I updated src tree
> then I copyed /etc/default/make.conf under /etc directory and remove the "
> # " in front of the NO_SENDMAIL = true , then I maked
> make buildworld
> make buildkernel KERNCONF=KERNELNAME
> make installkernel KERNCONF=KERNELNAME
> make installworld
> mergemaster -cv ( I installed all changed files with using " i " )
Okay, so what you did was rebuild all of your system except for
sendmail. The sendmail that was already in the system is still
> I did not modify rc.conf for seeing what will be happend if I dont remove '
> # ' in front of sendmail , after reboot I saw that FreeBSD run SENDMAIL
> again and when I wrote whereis sendmail on the command prompt I saw like
> this ...
> gecetrn# whereis sendmail
> sendmail: /usr/sbin/sendmail /usr/share/man/man8/sendmail.8.gz
> /usr/src/usr.sbin/sendmail /usr/src/contrib/sendmail
> Did make a mistake ?! How can I remove sendmail from basesystem
Normally, you don't remove sendmail from the system. Just configure
rc.conf to *not* start sendmail, and you will be fine.
See "man rc.sendmail".
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