[darcs-users] Re: Darcs and a single developer working on multiple workstations

Benedikt Schmidt ry102 at rz.uni-karlsruhe.de
Wed Mar 30 01:23:29 UTC 2005


"Steven E. Harris" <seh at panix.com> writes:

> David Roundy <droundy at abridgegame.org> writes:
>
>> The trouble is that I don't know any decent way to look for
>> /usr/sbin/sendmail (or /usr/lib/sendmail, or whatever it's called)
>> at runtime in a safe and effective manner.  So the path to sendmail
>> is fixed at configure time.
>
> I'm not sure whether this would qualify as "safe," but perhaps there
> could be a repository preference called something like "MTA" that
> either specified "MAPI" or "sendmail" with an accompanying path.
>
> ,----[ _darcs/prefs/mta ]
> | MAPI
> `----
>
> ,----[ _darcs/prefs/mta ]
> | sendmail /usr/bin/exim
> `----

I have added a sendmail-command option that can be specified in ~/.darcs
or per repository. If sendmail-command is specified, this command is used
even when only MAPI has been detected at configure time.

See http://www.abridgegame.org/pipermail/darcs-devel/2005-March/001563.html

Benedikt





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