On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 8:37 AM, Allan McRae <email@example.com> wrote:
> Dale Blount wrote:
>> On Wed, 2009-03-25 at 10:33 -0300, Hugo Doria wrote:
>>> Just a quick question: why do we have mailx on core? AFIK mailx is not
>>> required by any of the packages from core.
>> syslog maybe? *not directly required, however.
> AFAIK, it is required by the FHS.
Not the FHS, but the Single Unix Spec (SUSv3) - or POSIX 100something...
It basically says that "for all unicies, they should have these
utilities", and that includes mailx.
Because you have to register to view the SUSv3 spec, I always link to
the LSB page that includes the list:
All the commands marked  are part of the SUSv3 spec