MailScanner ANNOUNCE: New stable release 4.78.17

Jules Field MailScanner at
Fri Oct 2 08:32:15 IST 2009

On 01/10/2009 21:53, Bill McGonigle wrote:
> On 10/01/2009 02:29 PM, Jules Field wrote:
>> - "include" directive in MailScanner.conf files, so you can avoid
>> modifying the shipped MailScanner.conf file at all, making upgrades
>> easier. This also makes large installations easier as you can just
>> specify your local modifications in a set of files stored in
>> /etc/MailScanner/conf.d. "Include" directives can be nested to arbitrary
>> depths, so included files can include other files to any complexity you
>> require.
> This is _very_ nice.  Mailscanner's upgrader has always been excellent -
> can it be coerced into revealing modifications (non-default settings)
> for stashing into one of the new Include files?
Yes, it can. "MailScanner --changed" will do the job for you. It prints 
out a table of all the values that have been changed from the defaults. 
Shouldn't take you much work to turn that into a conf.d file.


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