amavisd-new 2.7.2 vs 2.8.0:?

Quanah Gibson-Mount quanah at
Sat Jul 7 01:30:12 CEST 2012

--On Wednesday, July 04, 2012 2:52 PM +0200 Mark Martinec 
<Mark.Martinec at> wrote:

> Michael,
>  > amavisd-new 2.7.2 vs 2.8.0:?
>  > Q what are he differences?, why two versions?
> I just wanted to leave 2.7 in a good state before moving on,
> so that very conservative folks can stay there if they
> choose to.
>  > (and, Mark:  for FreeBSD ports, do we need two different versions
>  > in ports?)
> No, just move on to 2.8.0, should be compatible with 2.7.1.
> Consider adding dependency on net/p5-IO-Socket-IP;
> and optionally a 0MQ dependency: on net/p5-ZeroMQ & devel/zmq,
> in which case something like start script
> or its lookalike should be installed in /usr/local/etc/rc.d/,
> and programs amavis-services, amavisd-status, amavis-mc and
> amavisd-snmp-agent-zmq installed. If 0MQ is not needed, none
> of these is needed. Btw, If somebody would be willing to make
> a port for Crossroads I/O (which is a fork for 0MQ, by the
> original developers), that would be nice.

I'm kind of curious as to whether or not 0MQ is dead.  I've filed multiple 
bug reports with them with zero feedback.




Quanah Gibson-Mount
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