Re: [exim] [exim-dev] Exim 4.82 Released

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Author: Phil Pennock
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To: jpff
CC: exim-users, Todd Lyons, exim-dev
Subject: Re: [exim] [exim-dev] Exim 4.82 Released
On 2013-10-28 at 15:09 +0000, jpff wrote:
> Apologies -- eximon works. wonder what eximon.bin is?


eximon.bin is the actual compiled binary.

eximon is a shell script wrapper which takes care of setting up
necessary environment variables to allow eximon.bin to work.

This is a fairly common idiom for graphical Unix programs which are
cross-platform and not distributed as part of the base X11 system.
Most commonly, it permits fixing up of LD_LIBRARY_PATH and friends.

-Phil