MS 4, Exim 4 on Debian 3 Install Notes

Nick Phillips nwp at LEMON-COMPUTING.COM
Wed Jan 8 04:04:01 GMT 2003

On Wednesday, January 8, 2003, at 03:17  pm, mark david mcCreary wrote:

>> Anyway, you should find Debian has packages of all the modules
>> relevant
>> to MailScanner.

> Thanks for that tip.  It never occured to me that straight CPAN modules
> might not work, and to date, I have not had any problems using this
> method.

They'll work, so long as they don't get confused. But when it comes to
managing updates,
you'll be asking for trouble.

> However, I will re-work this part to call in lots of debian packages.
> Looks like there might be 30 or more packages.

I don't recall that many, but it's likely quite a few.

>> Why run as group adm? What's wrong with mail?

> I'm trying to model existing Debian packages, and I think that's how
> it's
> done in the Debian 3 Exim 3.36 series.

Is it? I've never noticed if it is...

>> So, after all that, what was the problem again?

> I have things screwed up with regard to file permissions, and get this
> error message.

> I'll see if it still happens after I re-work it.




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