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Old 10-14-2010, 04:18 PM   #1
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Should I remove Sendmail if I want Postfix?


I am on Scientific Linux.

While trying to remove sendmail, YUM asked to remove depended packages:

alpine
fetchmail
mdadm
mutt
redhat-lsb
sendmail-cf

Should I really remove them and sendmail?

If trying to install potfix, YUM does not say that sendmail is incompatible and does not ask to remove it.

What to do?
 
Old 10-14-2010, 04:42 PM   #2
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sendmail & postfix can't co-exist. Why yum wants to remove
all the other packages is beyond me.
 
Old 10-14-2010, 04:47 PM   #3
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Worked ok in reverse order: first install postfix, then remove sendmail
 
Old 10-14-2010, 04:57 PM   #4
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Worked ok in reverse order: first install postfix, then remove sendmail
That makes yum look pretty darn stupid ;}

Anyway - glad your issue is resolved.


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