#76 Check for MTA executable at set-up

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2003-10-07
2003-10-07
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At present the ASK installation (from the tarball) assumes
that the MTA is sendmail and that it is in a certain place. If
sendmail is somewhere else, then ASK can't send
challenges, even though the log file claims that a
confirmation was sent. Also, the ASK scripts in the tarball
assume that python is installed in a particular place on the
system.

It would be better to extend the ask setup script to look for
the MTA and make sure it's present before completion of
setup. It should also look for python, and modify the scripts
to point to the correct location.

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