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Re: please deactivate services by default!



On Wed, 24 Sep 2008 16:04:09 -0500
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell gmail com> wrote:

> Christoph Höger wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I have some services found being activated by default that should be
> > removed for the following reasons:
> > 
> > 1. sendmail: starts way too slow,
> 
> Sendmail startup should only be slow if your dns is broken or you've 
> removed the localhost entry from your hosts file.  Either of those
> needs to be fixed anyway.

the slow part is the aliases generation.

anyone not using their machine as a mail server really doesn't need
sendmail ;(

("slow" is relative, for me, anything taking more than 0.5 seconds is
slow)



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