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Re: please deactivate services by default!



On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 5:49 PM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell gmail com> wrote:
> Dimi Paun wrote:
>>
>>> 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.
>>
>> Give me a break. What naive user would know what to do with
>> the thing? Even if it takes 200ms to load it's way too much.
>
> Users typically don't do anything directly with sendmail but during an
> install an alias for root should be set up so system messages reach someone
> who cares about the things logwatch and smartctl will send.


We've been saying this since Fedora 7 (at least, maybe longer). It's
never happened, I  don't know why.


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