Beta 4.55.8 -- please test!
MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Sun Jul 23 11:24:49 IST 2006
I have just released beta 4.55.8.
This is intended to be the last beta before the next stable release
at the start of August.
The main changes to this are
-- Postfix virtual user and virtual domain handling. It is especially
important that you ensure I haven't broken anything here, it is
relying on contributed code (which I rarely do!).
-- Upgrade DBD-SQLite so that it builds more easily on many platforms.
-- It should no longer matter if syslogd dies during execution.
Download as usual from
Full change log is this:
* New Features and Improvements *
1 Added educ.ar and uba.ar to country.domains.conf for less strict
1 Code tidy up in Message constructor.
1 Speed improvements to ZMailer attachment extraction to keep up with
1 "Log Speed = no" now does what it says on the tin. (UK in-joke :-)
1 Added "stopms" option to Linux init.d scripts.
1 Improved behaviour when %percentvars% at start of MailScanner.conf
been configured at all. It now uses the fully-qualified hostname
the domain name and website address. It used to refuse to run
1 Added Sys::Hostname::Long to list of required modules to implement
2 Documentation rationalisation. Most up to date versions are all on
3 Now output lock type in use with "--lint".
4 Improvement to Sophos.install for Sophos Version 5 so that email
4 Now use syslog "notice" priority instead of "info" when issuing
that are nearly warnings. This helps you drastically reduce the
syslog output by just logging priorities greater than or equal to
5 Added a "Contact Us" web page instead of just a mailto: link.
6 Improved Help guidance in Contact Us web page.
6 New command-line option: "-c" or "--changed".
This will print out a table of all the configuration settings that
been changed from the default values hard-coded into MailScanner.
this may not be quite the same as the differences from the supplied
default MailScanner.conf file.
6 Updated hard-coded defaults to better match MailScanner.conf settings.
6 Improved handling of broken Custom Functions. Having a broken Custom
Function will now just result in the setting's default value being
7 Bugfix for "--changed" printing when using Custom Functions.
8 Improved syslog-ing code so it doesn't matter is syslogd dies.
8 Upgraded DBD-SQLite to version 1.12 as it builds a lot more easily.
8 Improved handling of Postfix virtual users. Thanks to
jpabuyer at tecnoera.com.
* Fixes *
1 Put back in the checks of free disk space that were in 4.53.1 but
1 Fix in check_MailScanner for MacOSX.
3 Default lock type for sendmail is now posix, as it should be.
4 Fix to phishing net so that links to "www.domain.com." are accepted
6 Fixed problem with dangerous filenames in TNEF archives when using the
external TNEF expander.
8 Fixed problem with long SpamAssassin report in report files getting
at % signs.
8 Fixed phishing net problem with some cases of outbind://\d+/.... URLs.
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