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Package: exim4-base (4.92-8+deb10u4)

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support files for all Exim MTA (v4) packages

Exim (v4) is a mail transport agent. exim4-base provides the support files needed by all exim4 daemon packages. You need an additional package containing the main executable. The available packages are:


If you build exim4 from the source package locally, you can also build an exim4-daemon-custom package tailored to your own feature set.

The Debian exim4 packages have their own web page, There is also a Debian-specific FAQ list. Information about the way the Debian packages are configured can be found in /usr/share/doc/exim4-base/README.Debian.gz, which additionally contains information about the way the Debian binary packages are built. The very extensive upstream documentation is shipped in /usr/share/doc/exim4-base/spec.txt.gz. To repeat the debconf-driven configuration process in a standard setup, invoke dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config. There is a Debian-centered mailing list, Please ask Debian-specific questions there, and only write to the upstream exim-users mailing list if you are sure that your question is not Debian-specific. You can find the subscription web page on

Tags: Implemented in: C, User Interface: Daemon, Electronic Mail: Mail Delivery Agent, mail::smtp, mail::transport-agent, Networking: Server, network::service, protocol::ipv6, Network Protocol: SMTP, SSL/TLS, Role: role::program, works-with::mail

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 1,108.9 kB1,625.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 1,107.1 kB1,610.0 kB [list of files]
armel 1,105.9 kB1,594.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 1,106.2 kB1,586.0 kB [list of files]
i386 1,109.4 kB1,626.0 kB [list of files]
mips 1,106.7 kB1,610.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 1,107.5 kB1,623.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 1,107.0 kB1,610.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 1,112.1 kB1,851.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 1,106.7 kB1,614.0 kB [list of files]