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Re: Provides: MTA and smtpdaemon?



On Tue, Apr 10, 2007 at 11:05:58PM +0300, Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
> 
> Can we attach specific meaning to each one (and/or drop whatever is not 
> needed) and use this a guide ? I suggest
> -  smtpdaemon for programs which can really be used as daemons (axigen / 
> exim / postfix / qmail / sendmail / xmail) (not that all of them are 
> packaged or available now; even if they are not, we could kindly ask the 
> respective packagers to follow our guidelines)

Yep.

> - MTA for anything that can be used as (or claims to be) a MTA (even 
> send-only) (all the above plus esmtp and ssmtp)

I prefer /usr/sbin/sendmail since it should be what is really used in
programs, and it removes the need for a virtual provides. Though I don't
care that much.

--
Pat


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