[OmniOS-discuss] Bloody // mailwrapper & mta mediator

Paul B. Henson henson at acm.org
Mon Mar 9 04:07:19 UTC 2015

On Sat, Mar 07, 2015 at 11:17:03AM +0000, Andy wrote:

> To date (we're running r151012 in production), OmniOS doesn't install
> an MTA by default but, with the integration of 5166, sendmail becomes
> a dependency of mailwrapper and mailwrapper is required by SUNWcs.

:(, we actually use postfix for MTA purposes. I'd hate to see a hard
requirement for sendmail as part of the base system.

> This is a long way of me asking if mailwrapper could be removed from
> OmniOS as it isn't required for an IPS distribution. That would remove the
> requirement to have the standard sendmail package installed at all - just
> like <=r151012. It would mean that 'mailx' doesn't work but that should be
> expected if you haven't installed an MTA and is presumably the current
> behaviour.

+1 on this suggestion, thanks.

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