[pkg-kolab] Bug#382709: kolab shipped with postfix

Ritesh Raj Sarraf rrs at researchut.com
Wed Aug 16 11:23:40 UTC 2006

I agree with your points.
But I think kolab depending on postfix than mail-transport-agent would be 
violating packaging guidelines.

But if kolab (upstream) only supports postfix as the MTA, its a different case 


On Wednesday 16 August 2006 09:07, Steffen Joeris wrote:
> Hi Ritesh
> Thanks for your input.
> Currently the kolab upstream decided to ship kolab with postfix. Therefore
> they also patched the postfix in a way (all packages should be included in
> normal postfix afaik).
> Seriously I don't know if someone tried to setup a kolab system with
> another mta, but currently I don't see a problem with depending explicitely
> on postfix as this is what upstream supports and it works fine. Trying to
> work with other mtas would just higher the workload and if you wanna setup
> a kolab server why don't you wanna use postfix? Afaik a real kolab server
> should do nothing else, but that's of course just my humble opinion.
> Cheers
> Steffen

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