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dave at horsfall.org
Tue Oct 3 14:17:07 AEST 2017
On Mon, 2 Oct 2017, Grant Taylor wrote:
>> Yeah, I did use a Procmail filter for that, but Procmail is dead. I
>> must take a closer look at Sieve.
> Please don't tell my (zombie?) Procmail that. I've got thousands 2300
> lines of Procmail that I'm still happily using every single day.
> I keep bumping into Sieve. I've not had a reason to migrate to it yet.
Even the last maintainer advises against using it:
``Procmail is stable, but no longer maintained. Users who wish to use a
maintained program are advised by procmail's author, Philip Guenther,
to use an alternative tool.''
``Procmail was an early example of a mail filtering tool and language.
Procmail is no longer maintained and has unfixed security
vulnerabilities. Procmail's last maintainers suggest using alternative
Given FreeBSD's philosophy re: dead ports, I guess it will be removed
With a mailserver facing the Internet, the last thing I need are security
Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU) "Those who don't understand security will suffer."
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