[RndTbl] Postfix Policy Daemon

Michael SIerks msierks at gwn.ca
Thu Dec 13 10:56:31 CST 2012

Oh, I was under the impression that this would be commonly used. More so 
than the other policy daemons that are already packaged for my distro 
which seemed old and not well maintained anymore.

Anyways, thanks for the info.

Michael Sierks

On 12/13/12 06:05, Adam Thompson wrote:
> Why should there be an official package?  I don't know of a single 
> person or site running policyd right now, it's obviously not a common 
> use case.  Official packages (for any distro, not just Arch) depend on 
> either the package being VERY popular, or someone on the dev team 
> willing to put in the time and effort to keep the package up to date.
> FWIW, it doesn't look like there are any official packages for policyd 
> (from policyd.org) for any distro.  It's somewhat confusing, as there 
> are at least four projects all producing software called "policyd"... 
> and they're all policy daemons for postfix, but they do vastly 
> different things.
> -Adam
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> [mailto:roundtable-bounces at muug.mb.ca] *On Behalf Of *Michael SIerks
> *Sent:* Wednesday, December 12, 2012 3:59 PM
> *To:* Continuation of Round Table discussion
> *Subject:* Re: [RndTbl] Postfix Policy Daemon
> I am running.
> Arch Linux
> Postfix 2.9.4
> Postfwd 1.3.2
> Unfortunately Postfwd was the policy daemon that was not working. I 
> kept getting annoying array/list errors that I had to manually fix. It 
> seems the syntax for arrays in perl changed with the version I am 
> running which is 5.16.2.
> Anyways, as I could not find a package for Policyd v2 so I am in the 
> process of creating one. And will drop postfwd in favor of policyd.
> Weird how there is no official package for policyd on arch though.
> Michael Sierks
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