Bug in amavisd-new, or p5-DBD-mysql?

David Newman dnewman at networktest.com
Tue Sep 18 17:56:46 CEST 2018

On 9/17/18 11:16 PM, Tom Sommer wrote:

>> I filed bug 231250 against amavisd-new for this. Previously I'd
>> contacted the package/port maintainer. I haven't heard back on either
>> that contact or the bug report.
>> At this point I'm pretty sure this is a bug in amavisd-new, as the
>> change in p5-DBD-mysql from 4.038 onward corrected a data-typing issue.
>> Any newer version "now returns mysql doubles as perl doubles and mysql
>> floats as perl floats (and not as a string anymore)" and that seems like
>> correct behavior to me.
>> Problem is, while amavisd-new can coexist with 4.037, there are other
>> issues in that older version, never mind the additional need to exclude
>> that pkg/port when updating a system.
> Yes, I agree with that - but amavisd-new seems a bit stale at the
> moment, sadly :)
> Do you have a link to this bug report?



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