serguey-grigoriev at yandex.ru
Wed Jan 13 13:59:22 UTC 2010
13.01.10, 14:29, "Miroslav Lachman" <000.fbsd at quip.cz>:
> S.N.Grigoriev wrote:
> > I thank you for your response. All you wrote is quite right.
> > But it is a general rule not to use in the system two sets
> > of slightly different programs with duplicating names. It is
> > a direct way to have problems.
> > For example, all third party scripts should be revised to check
> > absolute pathes, program search results becomes depending
> > of the PATH value, and so on.
> > It is relatively easy to do such revisions on a small home system.
> > But a production server with significant amount of third party software
> > will require a lot of time to do that job.
> > To my mind it will be better to have an options in the port Makefile
> > allowing to replace the sendmail files in place.
> I fully understand your doubts, but if you are talking about PATH and
> the stuff, sendmail from PATH (/usr/sbin/sendmail) is not a real
> sendmail, it is symlink to wrapper using settings from
> No application can be confused.
> Miroslav Lachman
absolute paths may be used not ony to start sendmail program but,
for example, to automatically build .mc files from .m4 files in
/usr/share/sendmail/cf directory. For port sendmail it becomes
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