Also for anyone else running qmail/vpopmail on a Gentoo system and using the SMTP-AUTH patch, a change from r13 to r15 will break your setup unless you update your USE flags. It is related to notlsbeforeauth feature.
See the following posting for more details: http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-339867-highlight-smtpauth.html Be warned anyone running qmail/vpopmail on Gentoo r15 is a bit of a headache when upgrading. -Dougal > This is pretty much in responce to Jeffrey A Schmidt's mail called "can't > relay any more" posted on Fri, 15 Apr 2005 17:28:34 -0700 > > Jeffrey, > > Gentoo has once again made HUGE changes to a package without informing > it's users thereof before allowing the package to install. > > this is from the ebuild : > > einfo "Use of vpopmail's tcp.smtp[.cdb] is also deprecated now, consider" > einfo "using net-mail/relay-ctrl instead." > > incase you're wondering what this means ... > > from the install section: > > econf \ > ##SNIP## > --disable-tcp-rules-prog --disable-tcpserver-file > --disable-roaming-users \ > || die > > # TCPRULES for relaying is now considered obsolete, use relay-ctrl > instead > #--enable-tcprules-prog=/usr/bin/tcprules > --enable-tcpserver-file=/etc/tcp.smtp \ > #--enable-roaming-users=y --enable-relay-clear-minutes=60 \ > #--disable-rebuild-tcpserver-file \ > > They have disabled roaming users aka relaying in vpopmail. You need to > emerge relay-ctrl instead. > Or work around this .. > > for a howto : http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_Setup_QMAIL_RELAY-CTRL_VPOPMAIL > > -- > Henti Smith > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > +27 82 958 2525 > http://www.geekware.co.za > > DISCLAIMER : > > Unauthorised use of characters, images, sounds, odors, severed limbs, > noodles, wierd dreams, strange looking fruit, oxygen, and certain parts of > Jupiter are strictly forbidden. If I find you violating, or molesting my > property in any way, I will employ a pair of burly convicts to find you, > kidnap you, and perform god-awful sexual experiments on you until you lose > the ability to sound out vowels. I don't know why you are still reading > this, but by doing so you have proven that you have far too much time on > your hands, and you should go plant a tree, or read a book or something. > - http://www.ctrlaltdel-online.com/ >