http proxy:suggestion

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at
Wed Feb 27 12:03:50 GMT 2008

On 27/02/2008, shuttlebox <shuttlebox at> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 11:23 PM, Glenn Steen <glenn.steen at> wrote:
>  >  I to have a vague recollection (and am too lazy to look through the
>  >  thread:-) of someone mentioning debian.... well, if James does the
>  >  repo thing to ... freshen... things in that department, he can do the
>  >  similar thing for that packaging that Jules would do for the sysconfig
>  >  thing (and J-P for the FBSD port ... :-)... And Peter for the
>  >  blastwave ...:D
> I'm not sure if I get what you're after here (and I'm also too lazy to
>  check the thread :-) but what I meant in my post was that if more work
>  was to be put into the scripts they should be as generic as possible,
>  not geared even more towards one or a few Linux distributions.
>  Of course I can make changes in the Blastwave edition for Solaris but
>  I will have to make them for every release. I already do quite a lot
>  of modifications to make for a smooth experience on Solaris and Julian
>  has already done some changes to help out. I just thought the original
>  suggestion from David was going in the wrong direction when it comes
>  to making it easy to support multiple platforms.
Yes, I see your point... But don't you already facilitate the cron
jobs in your packaging? Handling this there would be a minor issue,

>  I guess it comes down to me thinking of the tar distribution of
>  MailScanner as the "core" one but many users are on RH-derived systems
>  and they think of the RPM-dist as the main one. :-)


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