[Fwd: Re: src.conf: WITHOUT_SOMETHING]
freebsd at meijome.net
Sat Aug 2 06:18:12 UTC 2008
On Fri, 01 Aug 2008 15:15:59 -0500
Kevin Kinsey <kdk at daleco.biz> wrote:
> I will mention that
> not having sendmail, you may break something (but
> I'm not sure if that particular knob means that there
> will be no local mailer at all).
Depends - you may have postfix installed and /etc/mail/* configured to use it
instead...in which case there may not be much need for base's sendmail. Other
than that, I definitely agree with you.
> Cron(8), for example,
> uses a local mailer to notify you of cronjob output,
> and having cron work is a Good Thing(tm) in my experience
> as a sysadmin.
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