[Pkg-exim4-users] Questions about configuring

Marc Haber mh+pkg-exim4-users@zugschlus.de
Sun, 29 May 2005 08:37:13 +0200


On Sat, May 28, 2005 at 05:41:15PM -0700, Ross Boylan wrote:
> Short version:
> Using a split config, what is the appropriate way to set or modify
> MAIN_TRUSTED_USERS?  If there are several ways (e.g., with or without
> debconf), what is the recommended alternative?  I find the documentation
> confusing.

Does README.Debian.gz from 4.50-8 help?

> The man page update-exim4.conf.8 says (sorry about the wrapping)


> Again, this sounds as if it's one or the other.

Yes, it is.

> I also have some feedback: I had trouble finding the files mentioned
> above.

So you are saying that /etc/exim4/exim4.conf.template,
/etc/exim4/update-exim4.conf.conf and
/var/lib/exim4/config.autogenerated do not exist on your system, and
that /etc/exim4/conf.d doesn't have any files?

> Finally, the pattern in which there are DEBCONF vars, DC vars, and dc
> vars is also confusing to me, as is the order of which overrides which.

This is complicated, yes :-(  Any idea how to improve docs?


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