A binary Package of qmail has to fulfill Dan J Bernstein's regulations for Precompiled var-qmail packages.
This precompiled var-qmail package consists of four packages, depending on each other: binary packages for qmail, fastforward, dot-forward and a package called qmail-uids-gids that ensures the existence of the correct qmail users, groups, and corresponding ids for running qmail and building the packages.
Additionally there is a package qmail-run that sets up qmail as mail transfer agent on Debian GNU/Linux and starts the qmail processes at boot-time.
qmail-run respects Precompiled var-qmail packages and follows Life with qmail almost completely.
Please note that the binary packages do not comply with the Debian Policy (Section 2.1.1 and 10.1.1) and so are not part of Debian GNU/Linux.
I warrant that I have made a good-faith attempt to ensure that the package behaves correctly.
You can download the packages, or add
deb http://smarden.org/pape/Debian/ sarge unofficial deb-src http://smarden.org/pape/Debian/ sarge unofficialto /etc/apt/sources.list on Debian/sarge,
deb http://smarden.org/pape/Debian/ woody unofficial deb-src http://smarden.org/pape/Debian/ woody unofficialto /etc/apt/sources.list on Debian/woody, and run
# apt-get updateThen install the packages as usual with apt-get, dpkg or dselect, e.g.:
# apt-get install qmailTo replace the currently running mail transfer agent with qmail, do this instead:
# apt-get install qmail-run
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