[arch-dev-public] request: remove mailx from Core
aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Tue Jan 8 11:04:18 EST 2008
On Jan 8, 2008 9:57 AM, Roman Kyrylych <roman.kyrylych at gmail.com> wrote:
> logrotate-3.7.5-1 no longer depends on mailx (FS#6911) and no other
> package in Core does.
> FS#4812 says that mailx should depend on smtp-forwarder as
> /usr/bin/mail calls /usr/sbin/sendmail.
> Doing this will bring an interesting situation when a package in Core
> depends on a virtual package provided by many of packages in Extra.
> I suggest we remove mailx from Core completely (after
> logrotate-3.7.5-1 will be signed off), because it's not required there
I'll +1 this. logrotate fails silently without a mailer installed, so
it's not critical to a functional system.
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