Re: I don't need an MTA
- From: Aneurin Price <aneurin.price@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2009 14:06:41 +0000
On Sun, Feb 1, 2009 at 1:56 AM, Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@xxxxxxx> wrote:
On 01/31/2009 07:28 PM, Aneurin Price wrote:
I'm curious however what it is you have installed that depends on exim, or
mail-transport-agent virtual package. I have no MTA installed on my
Would you mind posting the output of 'aptitude why mail-transfer-agent' or
'aptitude why exim', whichever is more enlightening?
How do you get system mail from cron?
I don't. I have nothing run by cron whose output I care about even slightly
:P. It's mostly things like updatedb and prelink.
I have one machine with a real MTA configured on it, and a 'proper' mail
config, and I don't believe I've had a single system mail worth reading in
years. This would be different if I were running unattended servers like
apache or postgres, obviously, but I try to keep my main desktop as
lightweight as possible.
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