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CVS commit: pkgsrc/mail/postfix
Module Name: pkgsrc
Committed By: ghen
Date: Mon Feb 18 17:45:34 UTC 2008
pkgsrc/mail/postfix: Makefile PLIST distinfo options.mk
pkgsrc/mail/postfix/patches: patch-aa patch-ai
Update Postfix to version 2.5.1 (ok martti). Major changes over 2.4.x are:
- TLS (SSL) support was streamlined further, and provides a new security level
based on certificate fingerprints instead of CA signatures. See TLS_README
- Milter support was updated from the Sendmail 8.13 feature set and now
includes most of the features that were introduced with Sendmail 8.14. See
MILTER_README for details.
- Stress-adaptive configuration was introduced. This allows the Postfix SMTP
server to temporarily adjust its rules under conditions of overload, such as
a malware attack or backscatter flood. See STRESS_README for details.
[pkgsrc: this obsoletes the "postfix-stress" option which provided the same
functionality via a distribution patch]
- The queue manager scheduler was refined. It now provides per-transport
scheduling controls and allows for adjustment of the sensitivity to mail
delivery (non-)errors. See SCHEDULER_README.
- Security was improved by introducing a Postfix-owned data_directory for
storage of randomness, caches and other non-queue data. This change avoids
future security loopholes due to untrusted data sitting in root-owned files
or in root-owned directories. Writes to legacy files in root-owned
directories are automatically redirected to files in the new data_directory.
No functionality has been removed, but it is a good idea to review the
RELEASE_NOTES file for the usual minor incompatibilities or limitations.
To generate a diff of this commit:
cvs rdiff -r1.214 -r1.215 pkgsrc/mail/postfix/Makefile
cvs rdiff -r1.18 -r1.19 pkgsrc/mail/postfix/PLIST
cvs rdiff -r1.115 -r1.116 pkgsrc/mail/postfix/distinfo
cvs rdiff -r1.29 -r1.30 pkgsrc/mail/postfix/options.mk
cvs rdiff -r1.19 -r1.20 pkgsrc/mail/postfix/patches/patch-aa
cvs rdiff -r1.20 -r1.21 pkgsrc/mail/postfix/patches/patch-ai
Please note that diffs are not public domain; they are subject to the
copyright notices on the relevant files.
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