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> Actually, a solution *might* be to *not* install the
> syslogger and cron daemon before "extra packages".
> [much snippage]
Wow. Though, I can kind of see why it would do that. After all, postfix isn't installed (in your example), so there's no mailer for cron--Maybe if there was a selection around the spot you'd select ccache & such that lets you select "MTA of choice"?
> > Or just make postfix default MTA
> This will never happen. The second we change from ssmtp,
> some jackass will want it switched to sendmail, then someone
> else will want exim. A MTA is one of those things that
> people get rabidly obsessive over having
> *their* version as default, almost as much as editors. The
> simple solution is for us to just stick by our guns and to
> not change it.
Fully agree here. Choice is a wonderful thing, no? :-D
Glenn E. Sieb, MTS
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