[users] MailScanner request

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Thu May 24 13:39:46 CEST 2007


Hugo van der Kooij wrote:
> On Thu, 24 May 2007, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> 
>> Hugo van der Kooij wrote:
>>>>> The MailScanner software 
>>>>> (http://www.mailscanner.info/downloads.html) is
>>>>> not yet on rpmforge.
>>>>
>>>> The author of that app has specifically asked for packagers to not
>>>> include it in any repository.
>>>
>>> Was that recently? I brought the issue up on the MailScanner mailinglist
>>> this week and did not get any response anywehere near your statement.
>>
>>
>> Julian is often active in the Mailscanner channel on irc.freenode.net -
>> you might want to ask him there directly perhaps. I've chased this with
>> him a lot a few years back, and then finally gave up early last year ( I
>> know its been a while, but his stance seemed unchanging ).
>>
>> Essentially, his interest is in tracking usage and download destinations
>> etc, more than anything else.
> 
> Then why not just help him out and help him set up a repository. I will 
> throw up a bone and see if Julian bites.
> 

Have been down that route a few times as well - but that creates further 
interesting issues - since he bundles a fair few perl sources into the 
tarball, and have you seen the scripts in the mailscanner rpm :)

- KB

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