On 2012/06/14 00:28 (GMT+0200) Carlos E. R. composed:
Felix Miata wrote:
> I've yet to notice any complaints from the
listed X packages in my OP
> that mail is not available, much less from anything that might
> _logically_ require system mail to fully function normally.
Cron does need email, for example, as does at.
I guess it depends on one's interpretation of "need", "logically
and "fully function". NAICT, cron is or can be fully functional by saying
what it has to say by writing to a log, and thus shouldn't need a hard
dependency on mail, which apparently is the actual case, since zypper didn't
try to remove cron*, unlike xf86-video-* and most of kde3, when I tried to
I don't know how it complains.
I'll bet that it at most includes a mail failure message in its log.
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