291095Re: postfix-install: bin/postconf ignores new settings and re-uses old main.cf
- Feb 4, 2013On Mon, Feb 04, 2013 at 12:05:09PM +1100, Mark Ashley wrote:
> I ran across a problem when installing postfix 2.9.5 on Solaris 10 andThe postfix-install script supports construction of "packages" that
> 11. If there is a pre-existing main.cf on the system then the "make
> install" step will re-use this, instead of using the settings
> contained in the new 2.9.5 code tree.
> It makes installing a new version problematic as you don't expect that
> sort of behaviour, old configs polluting new code. It's billed as a
> "transition aid" but it's annoying when you go out of your way to
> configure the postfix source tree to use other settings.
are neither influenced by nor capture the main.cf settings of the
build host. Instead of doing an "install" or an "upgrade", create
a package, then install the package on any machine of your choice.
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