./mail/bogofilter, Bayesian spam filter written in C

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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 1.2.4nb6, Package name: bogofilter-1.2.4nb6, Maintainer: pkgsrc-users

Bogofilter is a mail filter that classifies mail as spam or ham
(non-spam) by a statistical analysis of the message's header and
content (body). It is able to learn from the user's classifications
and corrections.

The statistical technique is known as the Bayesian technique and
its use for spam was first described by Paul Graham in his article
A Plan For Spam. Gary Robinson, in his weblog Rants, suggests some
refinements for improved discrimination between spam and ham.
Bogofilter's primary algorithm uses the f(w) parameter and the
Fisher inverse chi-square technique that he describes.

Bogofilter is run by an MDA script to classify an incoming message
as spam or ham (using wordlists stored by BerkeleyDB). Bogofilter
provides processing for plain text and HTML. It supports multi-part
mime message with decoding of base64, quoted-printable, and
uuencoded text and ignores attachments, such as images.


Required to run:
[databases/db4] [lang/perl5] [math/gsl]

Required to build:
[pkgtools/cwrappers]

Package options: bdb

Master sites:

SHA1: f51c02162fc31116e583197840a87d76ddcb9536
RMD160: 00baa95c71f193081ccbf9562e9b493f852bb08c
Filesize: 867.039 KB

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   2016-12-04 06:17:46 by Ryo ONODERA | Files touched by this commit (667)
Log message:
Recursive revbump from textproc/icu 58.1
   2016-07-09 08:39:18 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (1068) | Package updated
Log message:
Bump PKGREVISION for perl-5.24.0 for everything mentioning perl.
   2016-04-11 21:02:08 by Ryo ONODERA | Files touched by this commit (527)
Log message:
Recursive revbump from textproc/icu 57.1
   2015-11-04 00:27:24 by Alistair G. Crooks | Files touched by this commit (312)
Log message:
Add SHA512 digests for distfiles for mail category

Problems found locating distfiles:
	Package mutt: missing distfile patch-1.5.24.rr.compressed.gz
	Package p5-Email-Valid: missing distfile Email-Valid-1.198.tar.gz
	Package pine: missing distfile fancy.patch.gz
	Package postgrey: missing distfile targrey-0.31-postgrey-1.34.patch
	Package qmail: missing distfile badrcptto.patch
	Package qmail: missing distfile outgoingip.patch
	Package qmail: missing distfile qmail-1.03-realrcptto-2006.12.10.patch
	Package qmail: missing distfile qmail-smtpd-viruscan-1.3.patch
	Package thunderbird24: missing distfile enigmail-1.7.2.tar.gz
	Package thunderbird31: missing distfile enigmail-1.7.2.tar.gz

Otherwise, existing SHA1 digests verified and found to be the same on
the machine holding the existing distfiles (morden).  All existing
SHA1 digests retained for now as an audit trail.
   2015-10-10 03:58:23 by Ryo ONODERA | Files touched by this commit (399)
Log message:
Recursive revbump from textproc/icu
   2015-06-12 12:52:19 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (3152)
Log message:
Recursive PKGREVISION bump for all packages mentioning 'perl',
having a PKGNAME of p5-*, or depending such a package,
for perl-5.22.0.
   2015-04-06 10:17:41 by Adam Ciarcinski | Files touched by this commit (470)
Log message:
Revbump after updating textproc/icu
   2014-11-22 02:36:43 by Makoto Fujiwara | Files touched by this commit (2) | Package updated
Log message:
1.2.4	2013-07-01 (released)

	2013-06-28
	* Fix three crashes in command line and environment variable parsers
	  that caused NULL pointer dereferences with long option variants
	  of bogofilter --syslog-tag, or bogoutil --timestamp-date, or when
	  bogotune -M<file> cannot derive the bogofilter directory.
	  Reported by Alexandre Rebert, found with Mayhem tool.

	* Add getopt_long_chk(), a getopt_long variant that checks if the
	  overlapping short and long options agree on whether their argument
	  is not required, mandatory, or optional.  If they disagree, the
	  program aborts.

	* Fix a crash in command line parser that causes a NULL pointer
	  dereference when --db-cachesize is used without argument.
	  Found with getopt_long_chk().

	2013-01-20
	* Change lexer API/ABI a bit so as to work with flex 2.5.36 generated
	  lexers (for instance, on Fedora 18 "Spherical Cow") that flip the
	  type of yyleng from int to size_t. We use a signed long internally.

	2012-12-30
	* The bogofilter project was updated to the new SourceForge.net
	  platform. This has caused the URLs to change. Use one of these
	  commands for a read-only checkout:
	  svn checkout svn://svn.code.sf.net/p/bogofilter/code/trunk bogofilter
	  svn checkout http://svn.code.sf.net/p/bogofilter/code/trunk bogofilter

	  And developers would use, replacing joe by their sf.net login:
	  svn checkout --username=joe \ 
svn+ssh://m-a@svn.code.sf.net/p/bogofilter/code/trunk bogofilter

	2012-12-03
	* Add bogofilter-SA-2012-01 (CVE-2012-5468).
	* Fix XML form of Bulgarian FAQ so that it validates;
	  and validate XHTML at build time.
	* Mark Berkeley DB 5.2.42 and 5.3.21 supported.