Re: Bug#155626: ITP: exiscan -- An email virus scanner for the exim MTA
On Wed, Aug 07, 2002 at 10:55:39AM +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Aug 2002 10:11:18 +0200, David Schmitt
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Are there any plans to package exim v4 in the near future?
> Since exim 3.x is no more actively developed, I surely hope that Mike
> Markley is preparing exim 4 packages for Debian.
s/Mike Markley/Mark Baker/ ?
There two connected difficulties with upgrading to exim4
* The configuration-file is incompatible. Exim4 includes a
conversion-utility but it'll probably fail on complex setups.
TODO: Test whether it breaks on vanilla files generated by
* There is no eximconfig-script for exim4.
Iff exim is debconfized the resulting file should probably look
something like this (similar XF86Config-4) to make customization
# MAIN CONFIGURATION SETTINGS
### BEGIN DEBCONF SECTION1
### END DEBCONF SECTION1
# ACL CONFIGURATION #
### BEGIN DEBCONF SECTION2
One could simplify this and use .include to keep the
debconf-generated parts separated in eg. /var/spool/exim/debconf/
(where is the right place?) and ship /etc/exim/exim.conf as a
Except for that forward porting the existing debian-diff should work
without major problems - the build system has not changed. (You can
find works-for-me-quality packages of exim4 eg. on