lsb-invalid-mta_4.1+Debian13+nmu1_all.deb


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Description

lsb-invalid-mta - Linux Standard Base sendmail dummy

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name lsb-invalid-mta
Package version 4.1+Debian13+nmu1
Package release
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 60 B
Download size 19.85 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
The Linux Standard Base (http://www.linuxbase.org/) is a standard
core system that third-party applications written for Linux can
depend upon.
This package contains nothing else than a fake /usr/sbin/sendmail
command to fulfill the LSB's requirement of providing this command without
requiring an MTA to get installed, which once introduces a daemon which
can cause security problems and second, users get asked questions about
how they want their MTA configured when in reality they simply wanted to
install a desktop application or a printer driver, but the dependency on
LSB compliance pulls in an MTA with the installation.
The LSB requirement on /usr/sbin/sendmail comes from old times where Linux
and Unix machines had all fixed IPs and did server tasks in data centers.
Today's typical desktop Linux machines do not do local e-mail any more as
users use external e-mail services.
The /usr/sbin/sendmail always exits with exit status -1 (255) and sends a
warning message to stderr, so that if a program actually tries to send e-mail
via the sendmail command the user gets note.

Alternatives

Package Version Architecture Repository
lsb-invalid-mta_4.1+Debian13+nmu1_all.deb 4.1+Debian13+nmu1 all Debian Main
lsb-invalid-mta - - -

Provides

Name Value
mail-transport-agent -

Conflicts

Name Value
mail-transport-agent -

Download

Type URL
Binary Package lsb-invalid-mta_4.1+Debian13+nmu1_all.deb
Source Package lsb

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install lsb-invalid-mta deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install lsb-invalid-mta

Files

Path
/usr/lib/sendmail
/usr/sbin/sendmail
/usr/share/doc/lsb-invalid-mta/changelog.gz
/usr/share/doc/lsb-invalid-mta/copyright
/usr/share/lintian/overrides/lsb-invalid-mta

Changelog

See lsb_4.1+Debian13+nmu1_all.deb changelog.

See Also

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lsb-security_4.1+Debian13+nmu1_amd64.deb Linux Standard Base 4.1 Security package
lsb_4.1+Debian13+nmu1_all.deb Linux Standard Base 4.1 support package
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