john.robinson at anonymous
Jan 15, 2011, 7:43 AM
Post #8 of 9
On 13/01/2011 11:44, Gordon Dickens wrote:
> Thanks for adding exim and exim-mysql version 4.73 to the repo!
> I do, however, have one question. That is, yum requires the installation
> of postgresql84-libs as a dependency when installing the rpm using "yum
> localinstall exim-4.73-42.el5.i386.rpm exim-mysql-4.73-42.el5.i386.rpm".
> So, my question is why do the exim and exim-mysql RPMs require a
> PostgreSQL library? They never have in the past and it doesn't make
> sense why a MySQL version would require PostgreSQL libraries.
I'm not sure that's true, the exim-4.66-29.el4 rpm I have from atrpms
(dated three years ago) requires libpq.so.3 which in turn would pull in
postgresql-libs is only a 380K package and doesn't require the
postgresql server so it's no biggie for me to have it installed.
The vendor exim packages don't require the postgresql-libs but of course
they don't support the use of a postgresql database.
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