roberthuff at rcn.com
Mon Jun 10 20:38:14 UTC 2013
Walter Hurry writes:
> >> Fair enough. Point taken, thanks. Nevertheless I see no reason to
> >> compile stuff I neither want nor need.
> > While I endorse the principle ... it can be difficult for the
> > casual user to know which parts can be removed without blowing up things
> > they want.
> > (Been there, had to change the underwear after the new kernel
> > didn't boot. Booted old kernel, fixed things.)
> Wise words. The kernel and world builds/installs went fine, but
> soon afterwards I noticed a problem with the mail/dcc-dccd port
> (required, in my case, by SpamAssassin), which would not rebuild,
> complaining that the base sendmail was not found or too old.
> Since I use Postfix, I had set WITHOUT_SENDMAIL in
> /etc/src.conf. I shall remove it and rebuild. C'est la vie!
My case was more spectacular: since there were no ISA slots I
removed "device ISA" (or whatever it was). Turns out that dragged
in a whole _truckload_ of essential infrastructure ....
<insert graphic of nuclear explosion>
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