Removing sendmail from an installed system

Polytropon freebsd at
Tue Jul 24 00:53:33 UTC 2012

On Mon, 23 Jul 2012 17:16:33 -0700, Darren Pilgrim wrote:
> Even though I have WITHOUT_SENDMAIL specified and the world was built 
> with that, mergemaster still installs /etc/mail/aliases and 
> /etc/rc.d/sendmail.  Is there a way to prevent this other than adding 
> them to IGNORE_FILES in mergemasterrc?

I've never tried to actually _remove_ sendmail (because
simply ignoring it seems so much easier when needed), but
did you try the "make delete-old" and "make delete-old-libs"
as explained in /usr/src/Makefile's comment header for the
updating process?

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