Re: System administration with GNOME.

PLEASE, PLEASE do not make the mistake that RH/Linuxconf makes and
ASSUME that all of us use sendmail.  There are a good many systems
out there using qmail, exim, postfix, etc.  


Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> > To implement (1) does not mean moving to central registry - only unified
> > in-memory representation. But you can still dump meta-config-data into
> > separate (xml?) file - imagine what it means for people needing kickstart
> > installs etc.
> WOW Lauris!  We arrived to the same conclussion!
> But you were faster than I was :-)
> > Writing (2) is probably trickiest part (sendmail!) - but if we would have
> > well-designed (1), it is mostly mechanical work (read spec and write yacc)
> Yes.  Sendmail is one pretty bad thing to handle.
> My impression is that we should write a frontend not for the native
> /etc/ file (as it can describe anything, from a sendmail
> configuration, to a towers-of-hanoi game), but to rather manipulate a
> sendmail.config that can only contain keywords for the m4 macros that
> sendmail ships with.
> And we would only tweak this, and generate the from the
> master file.
> Miguel.
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