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Bug 232957 - sendmail blocks ssmtp which blocks sendmail on my x86 2.6.23-gentoo-r8
Summary: sendmail blocks ssmtp which blocks sendmail on my x86 2.6.23-gentoo-r8
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 1343
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: x86 Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Linux bug wranglers
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-07-25 19:07 UTC by Michael Shannon
Modified: 2008-07-25 19:38 UTC (History)
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Description Michael Shannon 2008-07-25 19:07:51 UTC
emerge sendmail
fails; any advice on how to proceed would be appreciated

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install gentoo from sources on x86 machine
2. emerge sendmail
Actual Results:  

gentoo ~ # uname -a
Linux gentoo 2.6.23-gentoo-r8 #13 SMP PREEMPT Thu Jul 24 12:32:43 Local time zone must be set- i686 Pentium III (Coppermine) GenuineIntel GNU/Linux
gentoo ~ # emerge sendmail
Calculating dependencies... done!
[ebuild  N    ] net-nds/openldap-2.3.43  USE="berkdb crypt gdbm ipv6 kerberos minimal perl ssl tcpd -debug -odbc -overlays -samba -sasl (-selinux) -slp -smbkrb5passwd" 
[ebuild  N    ] mail-mta/ssmtp-2.61-r2  USE="ipv6 ssl -mailwrapper -md5sum" 
[ebuild  N    ] mail-filter/procmail-3.22-r7  USE="-mbox (-selinux)" 
[ebuild  N    ] mail-mta/sendmail-8.14.0  USE="ipv6 ldap ssl tcpd -mailwrapper -mbox -nis -sasl -sockets" 
[blocks B     ] mail-mta/sendmail (is blocking mail-mta/ssmtp-2.61-r2)
[blocks B     ] mail-mta/ssmtp (is blocking mail-mta/sendmail-8.14.0)

 * Error: The above package list contains packages which cannot be
 * installed at the same time on the same system.

Expected Results:  
it should have worked
Comment 1 Carsten Lohrke (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-07-25 19:38:35 UTC
Please mask ssmtp locally as a workaround for an incredible old Portage bug.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1343 ***