./mail/spamassassin, Mail filter to identify spam

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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 3.4.0nb1, Package name: spamassassin-3.4.0nb1, Maintainer: pkgsrc-users

SpamAssassin is a mail filter to identify spam. It will examine
each message presented to it, and assign a score indicating the
likelihood that the mail is spam.

It applies a wide range of heuristic tests on mail headers and body text
to identify "spam", also known as unsolicited commercial email. The mail
can then be optionally tagged as spam for later filtering.

The spam-identification tactics used include header analysis, text analysis,
a Bayesian-style form of probability-analysis classification and DNS
blacklists. It also includes plugins to support reporting spam messages to
collaborative filtering databases such as Pyzor, DCC, and Vipul's Razor.

The distribution provides a command line tool to perform filtering, along
with a set of perl modules which allows SpamAssassin to be used in a
variety of different spam-blocking scenarios.

In addition, "spamd", a daemonized version of SpamAssassin which runs
persistently, is available. Using its counterpart, "spamc", a lightweight
client written in C, an MTA can process large volumes of mail through
SpamAssassin without having to fork/exec a perl interpreter for each message.

SpamAssassin does not deliver mail to the users mailbox. You need a
different program (procmail is recommended) for local mail delivery.


Required to run:
[converters/p5-MIME-Base64] [www/p5-libwww] [www/p5-HTML-Parser] [databases/p5-DB_File] [archivers/p5-Archive-Tar] [lang/perl5] [net/p5-Net-DNS] [net/wget] [net/p5-NetAddr-IP] [security/p5-IO-Socket-SSL] [security/gnupg] [security/p5-Digest-SHA1] [time/p5-Time-HiRes] [devel/re2c] [devel/p5-IO-Zlib] [net/p5-IO-Socket-INET6] [devel/p5-IO-Compress]


Package options: inet6, ssl

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SHA1: 4dac1384282b6201f7d80cea8295933ef08e7e28
RMD160: c3a9b4adaebfe62c279684349ce76ed36d304f26
Filesize: 1239.993 KB

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   2014-05-30 01:38:20 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (3049)
Log message:
Bump for perl-5.20.0.
Do it for all packages that
* mention perl, or
* have a directory name starting with p5-*, or
* depend on a package starting with p5-
like last time, for 5.18, where this didn't lead to complaints.
Let me know if you have any this time.
   2014-04-26 15:55:10 by Matthias Scheler | Files touched by this commit (14) | Package removed
Log message:
Update "spamassassin" package to version 3.4.0:
This is a major release.  It introduces over two years of bug fixes and
features since the release of SpamAssassin 3.3.2 on June 16, 2011.
3.4.0 includes the Bayes Redis (http://redis.io/) back-end (bug 6879),
EDNS0 changes (bug 6910), native IPv6 support, numerous URIBL.pm changes
or features and a small API change in libspamc (bug 6562) with many other
subtle changes.
   2014-03-11 15:05:19 by Jonathan Perkin | Files touched by this commit (350)
Log message:
Remove example rc.d scripts from PLISTs.

These are now handled dynamically if INIT_SYSTEM is set to "rc.d", or
ignored otherwise.
   2014-02-13 00:18:57 by Matthias Scheler | Files touched by this commit (1568)
Log message:
Recursive PKGREVISION bump for OpenSSL API version bump.
   2013-12-09 15:17:56 by OBATA Akio | Files touched by this commit (238) | Package updated
Log message:
Fix/Update DEPENDS paterns for perl CORE modules, with some trivial fixes.

Bump PKGREVISION for runtime dependency pattern changed packages.
   2013-12-04 16:14:19 by Jonathan Perkin | Files touched by this commit (8) | Package updated
Log message:
Apply backported patch for SpamAssassin bug#6937 which resolves some
issues running with perl 5.18.

Bump PKGREVISION.
   2013-08-01 12:29:00 by Manuel Bouyer | Files touched by this commit (3) | Package updated
Log message:
Add a patch from the svn repository (via
https://issues.apache.org/SpamAssassin/ … gi?id=6872).
Fix sa-update with new p5-Net-DNS.
Bump PKGREVISION
   2013-07-24 18:17:02 by Matthias Drochner | Files touched by this commit (4)
Log message:
as in sysutils/duplicity, add a "gnupg2" option which makes that
gnupg2 is used rather than gnupg1 (off per default)