Postfix 2.5 with MailScanner?

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at
Sun Mar 23 21:16:15 GMT 2008

On 23/03/2008, Gerard <gerard at> wrote:
> On Sun, 23 Mar 2008 17:28:44 +0100
> "Glenn Steen" <glenn.steen at> wrote:
> > So you're skipping 2.5 altogether? I *might* be able tosqueeze this
>  > in, but ... far from sure:-(. Would be great if someone already had
>  > tried it all:-).
> Actually, I am setting up a small system to test various software.
>  Since Postfix-2.5.x is all ready released as a stable product, testing
>  it in various configurations and against different software would seem
>  like a waste of time.

>  I do know that Postfix made several changes to it's 'milter' support in
>  the 2.5.x' release. Not sure about the other stuff though. It is a well
But AFAICT nothing that would break the milter handling in
MailScanner... We should "survive" those changes. The queue files I've
seen from Alex looks ... sane... from that perspective.

>  known fact that Wietse Venema wants his program to be accessed via
>  standard SMTP and other documented protocols. Maybe he is atempting to
>  enforce that behavior. That would only be a guess. More than likely,
I don't think so, no.
Might be some "off by one" obscurity on my part, but I doubt that too.

>  the changes he made in the final 2.5.x release simply caused
>  unintentional problems with MailScanner.
Actually we're not exactly sure here:-). I need some logs from Alex
before I can tell for sure what's up... If anything.

-- Glenn
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