Re: Disabling Sendmail to enable qmail

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On Wed, 2003-12-24 at 23:00, Geert Vanderkelen wrote:
> Hey,
> I'm installing qmail from source (I have my reasons btw) but need to 
> remove the original sendmail or at least disable it.
> Putting an exit in the init.d script: upgrade might overwrite it 
> (already happend). Maybe there is some kind of sysconfig where I can 
> disable sendmail? DEAMON=No?
> But what I really would like, and maybe somebody has it made already, is 
> a package that would replace the current sendmail installation. Simply a 
> pakage that doesn't install anything but only says to the other 
> packages: mail-service is available.

why not just remove the sendmail package?

   rpm -e sendmail

or you can disable the service

   chkconfig sendmail off

alternately, look at the command "redhat-switch-mail", although I think
this only switches between sendmail and postfix.

Cheers, Ben
.O.    Ben Stringer
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OOO    linux|java|majitek|gnu

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