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ITA/RFS: libspf2 -- Sender Policy Framework library, written in C



retitle 372629 ITA: libspf2 -- Sender Policy Framework library, written in C
owner 372629 magnus@kibibyte.se
thanks

I have created a new version of libspf2 and intend to adopt it if I can find a 
sponsor (and/or co-maintainer). It fixes (hopefully) all outstanding bugs 
except one. 20_64bit_types.patch may need some testing. I hope that some DD 
is interested enough in SPF to take the time, and that he or she will find 
the package satisfactory.

The dsc, for download with e.g. dget, is at

 ftp://ftp.kibibyte.se/debian/pool/main/libs/libspf2/libspf2_1.2.5.dfsg-1.dsc

Description: Sender Policy Framework library, written in C
 libspf2 implements the Sender Policy Framework, a part of the SPF/SRS
 protocol pair. libspf2 is a library which allows email systems such
 as Sendmail, Postfix, Exim, Zmailer and MS Exchange to check SPF
 records and make sure that the email is authorized by the domain name
 that it is coming from. This prevents email forgery, commonly used by
 spammers, scammers and email viruses/worms.
 
  Homepage: http://www.libspf2.org/

License: GPL/BSD

Changelog entry:
  * New maintainer (Closes: #372629).
  * Repacked .orig.tar.gz without non-free (and obsolete) IETF Internet
    Draft (Closes: #393390).
  * Merge updates from Ubuntu:
    - Add debian/compat and Build-depend on debhelper >= 5.
    - Add alternatives handling for /usr/bin/spfquery (Closes: #306875).
      - Conflict on libmail-spf-query-perl << 1:1.999.1-3.
      - Add postinst and prerm scripts.
    - debian/copyright: update author address.
    - debian/control: add final newline.
  * debian/control: 
    * Change description of spfquery (Closes: #410592).
    * Add homepage to package descriptions.
  * Reduce Debian diff by changing line endings with sed instead.
  * Further reduce Debian diff by eliminating config.sub and config.guess
    from there. Build-depend on autotools-dev to ensure up-to-date
    versions instead.
  * The autogenerated spf_lib_version.h was put in the wrong directory,
    while there was a static spf_lib_version.h in the right directory.
    Fix that with some rules in debian/rules.
  * Use simple-patchsys.mk to manage patches.
  * Apply 20_64bit_types.patch to hopefully prevent segfaults on 64-bit
    architectures (Closes: #392793). Thanks to Thomas Jacob, Carsten
    Koch-Mauthe and Herbert Straub.
  * debian/watch: added.
  * Update Standards-Version to 3.7.2 without changes.
  * Apply 20_spf_dns_include_std_headers.patch: Include arpa/nameser.h and
    netdb.h from spf_dns.h instead of defining the constants needed unless
    certain HAVE_ macros are defined (Closes: #405885).

-- 
Magnus Holmgren        holmgren@lysator.liu.se
                       (No Cc of list mail needed, thanks)

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