# [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". -- If you cc me or remove the list(s) completely I'll most likely ignore your message. see http://www.eyrie.org./~eagle/faqs/questions.html To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message