# [EMAIL PROTECTED] / 2003-01-13 09:38:58 +1000:
> On Fri, 2003-01-10 at 23:03, Roman Neuhauser wrote:
> > # [EMAIL PROTECTED] / 2003-01-07 09:52:44 +1000:
> > >
> > > um ... what's wrong with doing this in /etc/make.conf?
> > >
> > > NO_BIND = true
> > > NO_OPENSSL = true
> > > NO_SENDMAIL = true
> > >
> > > and so on.
> > >
> > > Seems to be exactly what you want to do
> > No it's not.
> > The issue is more complex: Sendmail + DJB's dnscache
> > + nameserver 127.0.0.1 in /etc/resolv.conf + default means of
> > starting up the software = broken system:
> This sounds like a different issue - my suggestion was for how to avoid
> putting sendmail into the system when you build it.
not really a different issue. the OP wanted to be able to [not]
install Sendmail, Bind etc. during the initial system setup. that's
impossible ATM. plus, replacing part of the base with a port might
break your system.
Neither makes your suggestion "exactly what you want".
> Admittedly, after a default install it's already there and you have to
> go and remove it, so yes, there should be an installer option for it.
and yes, that's what the OP wanted.
> > 1) Sendmail gets started (/etc/rc.sendmail)
> > 2) Sendmail looks up it's name (queries 127.0.0.1:53)
> > 3) Sendmail gets upset
> > 4) dnscache gets started (/usr/local/etc/rc.d/000.svscan.sh)
> > 5) too late
> If you need to start sendmail after DJB dnscache, you can disable it in
> /etc/rc.conf and start it from a local script, no?
yes. that means you must do more than you said originally, and what
you said originally is not "exactly what you want".
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