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Re: qmail, DJB licensing

On Thu, Oct 07, 2004 at 06:34:52PM +0200, Reini Urban wrote:
>Christopher Faylor schrieb:
>>You might check into how the netqmail does this:
>>They don't seem to offer binaries, so I assume the licensing problems
>>still exist.
>So we could follow Igor's suggestion providing the sources in the binary 
>package and compile it after download.
>At least better than nothing. exim would need a comparative and simplier 

I was pointing you to netqmail to show that the licensing problem hadn't
been solved.  Since this solution would require the existence of gcc on
the system.  I don't think its worth the hassle.

>I failed with trying to do some heavy processing with my new postgresql 
>postinstall script. The compile step in a postinstall script would need 
>to open a seperate console detached from setup.exe probably. Otherwise I 
>see no light.

You're requiring a C compiler in postinstall?  That's not very nice.

>>Why not concentrate on sendmail or postfix instead?  These days, I don't
>>think qmail has anything over postfix.  I use all three and prefer
>Well, if I had to choose, I would prefer exim over postfix,
>(having both in production, with funky mysql vhosts and users)
>and exim is already available as cygwin package.

Ok, problem solved then.


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