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Bug 151362 - Custom install: sendmail is not optional
Custom install: sendmail is not optional
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: comps (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Thomas Woerner
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2005-03-17 05:21 EST by Indrek Kruusa
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-07-23 08:19:47 EDT
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Description Indrek Kruusa 2005-03-17 05:21:38 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.6) Gecko/20050225 Firefox/1.0.1

Description of problem:
sendmail will be installed even when I unselect all software options in Custom install screen.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start install from CD no. 1
2. choose Custom install
3. unselect all software options

Additional info:
Comment 1 Christian Iseli 2007-01-19 19:51:35 EST
This report targets the FC3 or FC4 products, which have now been EOL'd.

Could you please check that it still applies to a current Fedora release, and
either update the target product or close it ?

Comment 2 Matthew Miller 2007-04-06 11:05:32 EDT
Fedora Core 3 and Fedora Core 4 are no longer supported. If you could retest
this issue on a current release or on the latest development / test version, we
would appreciate that. Otherwise, this bug will be marked as CANTFIX one month
from now. Thanks for your help and for your patience.
Comment 3 Thomas Woerner 2007-07-23 08:19:47 EDT
This is a CANT FIX, because there are too many components in the system, which
need sendmail.
Comment 4 Matthew Miller 2007-07-23 08:22:59 EDT
Although it's worth noting for the record that postfix or exim (both also in the
distro) can fill that requirement as well or better.

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