[Mimedefang] Spamassassin Removal?

Dianne Skoll dianne at skoll.ca
Tue Jul 27 08:31:04 EDT 2021

On Tue, 27 Jul 2021 08:27:24 -0400
"Kevin A. McGrail via MIMEDefang" <mimedefang at lists.mimedefang.org>

> I believe that dependency is just typical not required. You should be
> able to look for something in the command line parameters for DNF
> that is something like - - no-deps when you remove the package and it
> will do what you ask regardless of any dependencies.

I wouldn't recommend that.  Running a system with broken dependencies is
an invitation to a world of pain.

> However, it also won't hurt anything to have spamassassin there. Just
> takes up a little disk space as long as you turn off any services
> like spamd.

Well, every mimedefang.pl process will have unnecessary glue code using
up RAM unless you hack mimedefang.pl... which again invites a world of pain
from your package manager.



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