Re: OpenDKIM v2.0.0.Beta0 (Eve) available

From: Rolf E. Sonneveld <>
Date: Tue, 09 Feb 2010 10:29:42 +0100

Hi, Murray,

Murray S. Kucherawy wrote:
> OpenDKIM v2.0.0.Beta0 (codename: Eve) is now available for download
> from SourceForge. We'll be in Beta at least until the first of next
> month.
> This will be a major new feature release. The main new features include:
> o Support for OpenLDAP for storing keys and signing configuration.
> This should enhance scalability for sites with lots of separate
> domains and keys to manage.
> o Support for fine-grained policy control via three Lua script
> hooks. See the opendkim-lua(3) and opendkim.conf(5) man pages
> for details. It should be possible to perform any configurable
> policy-related function already available via these scripts,
> except with far more control. Example scripts are included.
> o Separation of signing policy and key management into two different
> new configuration items, "KeyTable" and "SigningTable". The
> previous way, using KeyList (or "-K" from the command line), has
> been removed.
> o Build configuration features for generating code coverage and
> profiling data.
> o A new milter protocol simulation tool for conducting unit tests
> on this filter (or any milter-aware filter). It also uses
> Lua as a scripting engine.
> There are as usual several bug fixes as well as some build system and
> compile-time cleanliness improvements. The code coverage and profiling
> data mentioned above yielded several optimizations for the library that
> appear in this release. However, there have been no bugs fixed or API
> changes made to the library in this release, so anyone using the library
> need not upgrade unless you want the performance improvements.

Sounds great! Are there any OpenLDAP specific items that would require
OpenLDAP as LDAP server, or would just any LDAP server (e.g. Sun Java
System Directory Server formerly known as iPlanet/SunONE Directory
Server) do as long as the right schema modifications are made?

Received on Tue Feb 09 2010 - 09:29:58 PST

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