Gentoo Archives: gentoo-installer

From: "Sieb
To: gentoo-installer@l.g.o
Subject: RE: [gentoo-installer] Collision in 2006.0 GTK+ installer..
Date: Wed, 24 May 2006 16:15:29
Message-Id: 275654F2AE237D438ACC1FE2697CD8C91D17F854@nj7460exch008u.ho.lucent.com
> 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 Best, --Glenn -- Glenn E. Sieb, MTS Bell Laboratories sieb@××××××.com +1 732 949 5453 -- gentoo-installer@g.o mailing list