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Re: pokus

> Hello !
> Can anyone tell me, why zmailer requests directories
> "MAILVAR","MAILSHARE" and "MAILBIN" as 3 variables ?
> and then all programs appends next directory at the end ?
> sample: $MAILBIN/bin/, $MAILVAR/db/, $MAILSHARE/cf/ ...
> Can't it be so, that these variables points direct to directories,
> where the files are ?
> I wrote a few scripts to replace all this expressions, but it takes much
> time and I think it's useless...

	Mostly they are historic, however at least on the early days
	there was IDEA behind them...

	The idea is for heterogenous systems where one server
	has  MAILSHARE files (config scripts, et.al. sharable),
	each ARCHITECTURE has their own MAILBIN, and each domain
	(or machine) has MAILVAR for things like  aliases database.

	There are files which reside on the  $MAILSHARE/, at least:
	    router.cf, smtpserver.conf, sm.conf, scheduler.conf

	.. but nobody runs heterogenous "shops", do they ?

> ---
> Matus Uhlar,
> Computer Centre of Technical University in Kosice, Slovakia
> E-mail: Matus.Uhlar@tuke.sk

	/Matti Aarnio	<mea@utu.fi>