Bug#274560: exim4-config: configuration should ask value for LOCAL_DELIVERY

Marc Haber Marc Haber <mh+debian-packages@zugschlus.de>, 274560-maintonly@bugs.debian.org
Sat, 2 Oct 2004 19:17:59 +0200

tags #274560 wontfix

Andreas, you can of course remove that tag if you disagree

On Sat, Oct 02, 2004 at 07:36:41PM +0300, Jari Aalto wrote:
> Nowadays the standard MAILBOX is not any more the only default, so it
> would be good if dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config would offer choice which
> delivery is set by default.
> Please add support for changing LOCAL_DELIVERY to e.g. mail_spool,
> maildir_home; that is "Standard Berkely Mailbox" or "Maildrop" (see
> /etc/exim4/conf.d/transport )

People who care about the local format their e-mail is delivered can
edit a config file. The change is reasonably easy. Debconf cannot be
misused for configuring every single feature that exim has.


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