Strange Message

Julian Field jkf at
Wed Jun 19 03:21:22 IST 2002

At 22:56 18/06/2002, you wrote:
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Matthew_doherty at DATAWATCH.COM
> > Does this mean we have to remove sendmail from RedHats boot up services ?
>Yep, like I said 2 responses ago :-)
>on RH, use chkconfig
> > Or does the rpm automatically do that during the install?
>nope, it doesn't.

Oh, yes it does. (Cue Punch & Judy jokes... oh, no it doesn't... oh, yes it
does... :-)

 From the "%post" script in the RPM spec file:
>chkconfig --add mailscanner
>/etc/rc.d/init.d/sendmail stop
>chkconfig sendmail off
>chkconfig --level 2345 sendmail off
>rm -f /etc/rc.d/rc2.d/S30sendmail

Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
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