Debian users: anyone greylisting?

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at
Fri Nov 17 14:09:41 GMT 2006

On 17/11/06, Brett Charbeneau <brett at> wrote:
>         At Julian's and other's fine subscribers suggestions I've been trying to
> implement milter-gris on my Debian 3.1 box using sendmail as the MTA.
>         I downloaded libsnert-1.62.tar.gz and milter-gris-0.19.tar.gz from
> and ran into a bizarre version mis-match with makemap: milter-gris
> claims the hash version of /etc/mail/access.db is unsupported.
>         I posted to the milter list, but the problem seems unique to the Debian
> distribution, so I can't expect them to offer much help there.
>         I can't find makemap in the repository search at so I can't
> tell what package provided it nor will man makemap allow me to determine its
> version, so I'm stuck.
How about doing a
dpkg-query --search $(which makemap)
... Should yield the "owning" package (likely something like sendmail
or sendmail-base).

>         Is anyone out there using Debian and MS and sendmail *and* doing
> greylisting? If so, what's the drill?
Unfortunately no, not me at least:).

>         Google offers up "relaydelay" and it gets good coverage here:
>         but milter-gris comes so highly recommended on this list that I wanted
> to see if any other Debian user conquered the makemap goofiness.

-- Glenn
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