Mailscanner enables sendmail on RPM install

Julian Field jkf at
Wed May 22 16:41:48 IST 2002

At 16:31 22/05/2002, you wrote:
>I just noticed headers missing on some messages, apparently the system
>rebooted and it seems when I upgraded it reset sendmail to on via
>chkconfig. :/
>I think the post-uninstall script is to blame, but I don't know much
>about RPM.

I have this horrible feeling that when you upgrade an RPM, it calls the
"post-uninstall" script at a very odd time, like after it has run the new
"post-install" script or something like that.

I've just seen this behaviour myself this morning, and was curious about it

Anyone know a definitive answer for where I should put the 2 "chkconfig on"
and "chkconfig off" bits in the RPM?
Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
                             Southampton SO17 1BJ

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