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Re: [alpine-devel] considering packaging another mailx

From: Natanael Copa <>
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:46:43 +0200

On Sat, 13 Sep 2014 13:33:17 -0700
Isaac Dunham <> wrote:
> I'm inclined to think that in the short term, heirloom-mailx would be
> a significant improvement over our current main/mailx.


> What I'd like to do is add testing/heirloom-mailx providing mailx;
> I have a preliminary aport without the provides part.
> In the future, upgrading to s-nail seems like a logical path; but
> I think that using s-nail now might be hasty.

The upstream tarball is named mailx so i think you can just call it
testing/mailx and we simply purge unmaintained/mailx.

Thank you very much for following this up!


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