Bug#496658: libmail-sendmail-perl: Upstream version available that fixes a couple of annoying bugs.

Gunnar Wolf gwolf at gwolf.org
Tue Aug 26 20:47:23 UTC 2008

Peter Hartzler dijo [Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 10:27:55AM -0400]:
> Package: libmail-sendmail-perl
> Version: 0.79-5
> Severity: important
> Latest Release: Mail-Sendmail-0.79_16
> http://alma.ch/perl/scripts/Sendmail/Changes
>     or 
> http://search.cpan.org/~mivkovic/Mail-Sendmail-0.79/Sendmail.pm
>     - experimental SMTP AUTH support (LOGIN PLAIN CRAM-MD5 DIGEST-MD5)
>     - Fix bug where one refused RCPT TO: would abort everything 
>     - send EHLO, and parse response (for later AUTH implementation)
>     - better handling of multi-line responses, and better error-messages
>     - Also normalize line endings in headers
>     - Now keeps the Sender header if it was used. Previous versions
>         only used it for the MAIL FROM: command and deleted it.
>     - No space between "MAIL FROM:" or "RCPT TO:" and address.
> Thanks!

Umh... Usually, CPAN versions of the form w.xx_yy means it is not a
formal version yet, just a snapshot towards w.(xx+1). We often don't
consider them for packaging. In fact, if you use the search.cpan.org,
the _yy versions are ignored as well [1].

Now, this module seems to be pretty much abandoned as of late [2]. The
snapshot version _16 is, in fact, two years old already. So... Does
anybody oppose me packaging this? 


[1] http://search.cpan.org/search?query=Mail-Sendmail&mode=all

[2] http://search.cpan.org/~mivkovic/Mail-Sendmail-0.79/

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