[users] MailScanner in rpmforge?

Hugo van der Kooij hvdkooij at vanderkooij.org
Sun Nov 4 22:01:27 CET 2007

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Michael Mansour wrote:
> Hi Hugo,
> Hi,
> Is anyone working on getting MailScanner in rpmforge?
> I recently forwarded the explicit concent message from Jules where he
> agrees it would benefit a lot of users if rpmforge would have an
> up-to-date version of MailScanner in the repository.
> If no one is working on it I would appreciate some information on 
> what needs to be done so I can give it a head start. Or if another approach
> is more suitable let me know if I can lend a hand.
>> It's interesting, as Jules just wrote this in the mailing just now:
>> ******************
>> I want to keep it as simple as possible. Installing MailScanner is
>> already quite hard enough! If you have suggestions for how I could
>> make it simpler for the masses, please tell me. I'm hoping that
>> someone will start working with Dag soon to get MailScanner into his
>> archive in a form where one yum command will install/upgrade
>> MailScanner and all its requirements at one go.
>> Jules
>> - --
>> Julian Field MEng CITP
>> www.MailScanner.info
>> Buy the MailScanner book at www.MailScanner.info/store
>> ******************
>> I'm happy to help Dag with this too as I know MailScanner quite well (been
>> using it for years and have obtained all the necessary RPM's from Dag/Dries
>> over the years without letting MailScanner's install script override them).
>> But I won't have time for another week or two as I'm involved in two large
>> projects at the moment. When they're finished I'm happy to spend some time on
>> this.
>> Over the next couple of weeks, I'll be happy to advise via email if need be. 
>> What you think Dag?

There was no followup on this yet.

So let me simplify the question.  If I pick up the gauntlet the coming
week and produce a SPEC file that will fit with the ones on rpmforge.
Will it be added to rpmforge?


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