Nick Phillips nwp at LEMON-COMPUTING.COM
Sun Jun 23 03:13:15 IST 2002

On Sat, Jun 22, 2002 at 11:51:14AM +0100, Julian Field wrote:

> As a further option, how about a file /etc/sysconfig/mailscanner which is
> optional, but will be used for sendmail and mailscanner command-line
> options if it exists? That way you could put -q1m into the right line in
> that file and it would stay across versions. I would only supply a blank
> template, leaving you to add options if you want to.

Hmmm... init.d scripts (or similar) are very OS-dependent. They are really
part of the packaging of mailscanner for a particular OS. We would need to
have a good think about where the break between mailscanner itself and the
mailscanner package for <your OS> should be, and how to structure things
so as to be useful on all OSes... and most importantly to not get in the
way on any OS.

There are a few other similar areas to think about -- access to configuration
information for update scripts, for one, and uh, I can't remember the other
one that I was thinking of.

Oh well...

Nick Phillips -- nwp at
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