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Date:      Tue, 03 Apr 2001 21:58:42 +0200
From:      dirk.meyer@dinoex.sub.org (Dirk Meyer)
To:        freebsd-stable@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Proposed changes to Makefile in /etc/mail
Message-ID:  <+9uY4BS1zl@dmeyer.dinoex.sub.org>
References:  <4.3.2.7.2.20010402235945.04a32760@localhost>

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Brett Glass wrote:

> The change adds 6 lines of code that I've had in my own Makefile for some 
> time. They tell the sytsem that `hostname`.mc -- if it exists -- should 
> be the default .mc file that is processed to make sendmail.cf. (The 
> `hostname`.mc convention is a longstanding one; it's used in the samples 
> in the source tree.) Thus, one can bring in one's collection of existing 
> .mc files, create a new file with the new host name, and carry the 
> expanded collection onward to the next machine one configures.

I second this,
I use a similar meachnism im my shared: admin/cf-8.11.3/local/Makefile

I would like to suggest to allow a "Makefile.local"

----- snip ----
.if exists(Makefile.local)
.include "Makefile.local"
.endif
----- snip ----

kind regards Dirk

- Dirk Meyer, Im Grund 4, 34317 Habichtswald, Germany

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