Bug 123348 - make sendmail.cf silently fails without sendmail-cf RPM
make sendmail.cf silently fails without sendmail-cf RPM
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: sendmail (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Thomas Woerner
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2004-05-17 09:28 EDT by Josh Kelley
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-06-15 10:54:36 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2004:299 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Updated sendmail packages 2004-09-01 00:00:00 EDT

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Description Josh Kelley 2004-05-17 09:28:45 EDT
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Description of problem:
If the sendmail-cf package is not installed, then running "make" or
"make sendmail.cf" from the /etc/mail directory silently fails.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install sendmail package.
2. Remove sendmail-cf package.
3. rm /etc/mail/sendmail.cf
4. make -C /etc/mail

Actual Results:  No output.

Expected Results:  Error message saying that sendmail.cf cannot be
created without the sendmail-cf package.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Steve Bonneville 2004-06-11 10:32:19 EDT
This would be nice.  I frequently see students in training classes
have problems with using sendmail.mc because they forget to verify
whether or not sendmail-cf is installed.
Comment 2 Thomas Woerner 2004-06-15 10:54:36 EDT
This will be fixed in the next release and in rawhide.
Comment 3 Jay Turner 2004-09-01 22:55:22 EDT
An errata has been issued which should help the problem 
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being 
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, 
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report 
if the solution does not work for you.


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