Exim Upgrade

Jeremy Utley jeremy at jutley.org
Sun Dec 26 20:32:59 PST 2004


Randy McMurchy wrote:

> Jeremy Utley wrote:
>
>> Hey guys!
>>
>> Since the listed version of Exim in the BLFS book is quite old, and 
>> no longer even available on the FTP sites, I took a moment this 
>> evening to make up a patch to the BLFS XML sources to upgrade it to 
>> the latest version, 4.43.
>> ===================================================================
>> --- server/mail/exim.xml    (revision 3153)
>> +++ server/mail/exim.xml    (working copy)
>> @@ -75,7 +75,6 @@
>>  make &&
>>  make install &&
>>  cp doc/exim.8 /usr/share/man/man8 &&
>> -ln -s exim-4.24-1 /usr/sbin/exim &&
>>  ln -s exim /usr/sbin/sendmail</command></userinput></screen>
>
>
> I know for one, I've been really careful to ensure that the build
> entities are updated as well, when I update package versions. I
> know over in LFS there's packages that are grossly misrepresented
> with disk space and build times.
>
> Did you check these entities? I noticed they weren't updated.
>
> If so, I'll commit the patch, if not, I'll build it real quick and use
> your input to update the book.
>
> Thanks, Jeremy
>
No, I didn't.  Honestly, I don't have a clue on how to test build sizes, 
but I can't imagine the sizes or times being that much different.

-J-



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