[Pkg-exim4-users] smarthost-config not working; unrouteable, frozen

Andreas Metzler ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org
Fri Jul 17 17:14:12 UTC 2009

Christoph Krell <christoph.krell at xidras.com> wrote:
> Andreas Metzler schrieb:
>> Do you still have a copy of the old working exim4 configuration for
>> Debian 5.0?

>> If yes you could simply echange your broken /etc/exim4 with the backup
>> copy and install exim4 from backports.org.

>> If not I would go through the painful reinstall route:

>> dpkg --force-depends --purge exim4-config
>> apt-get install exim4-config

> All i got is the old /etc/exim4 directory, would that be enough?

I think so.

> Why would the reinstall route be painful, are there any side-effects?

Just that you would have to configure exim frm scratch. If you haven't
done any major customization it shouldn't be much work.

cu andreas

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