postfix launch at system startup
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Thu Nov 18 11:33:26 PST 2004
On Thursday, 18 November 2004 at 10:08:51 -0600, Andrew L. Gould wrote:
> On Thursday 18 November 2004 09:46 am, Louis LeBlanc wrote:
> > On 11/18/04 03:31 PM, Kjell Midtseter sat at the `puter and typed:
> > > When I later went through a cvsup/portupgrade sequence, I had to
> > > answer "YES" to the question
> > > "Would you like to activate Postfix in /etc/mail/mailer.conf [n]?"
> > > If you answer "No" you will revert to sendmail.
> > > Kjell
> > I answered yes. Always do.
> > Lou
> Answering yes results in changes /etc/mail/mailer.conf so that calls to
> certain email executables will be mapped to postfix rather than
> sendmail. I am (fairly) certain that it does _not_ make the necessary
> changes to ensure that:
> 1) sendmail is not started at bootup
> 2) postfix is started at bootup
> 3) sendmail is not compiled during the next "make buildworld"
I agree. But according to this part that has been 'snipper out'
> At install, I specified postfix as the mta, and had it configured in
> /etc/mail/mailer.conf. The /stand/sysinstall shell also added the
> following to /etc/rc.conf:
The three points should have been taken care of then
> Andrew Gould
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