OpenDKIM v2.9.0 released

From: Murray S. Kucherawy <>
Date: Mon, 9 Dec 2013 13:31:02 -0800 (PST)

The Trusted Domain Project announces availability of OpenDKIM v2.9.0, now
available for download from SourceForge.

This is a bug fix and general cleanup release. Of particular interest:

(1) The REPUTE work has been finalized. This also means support for libxml2
    as an option for parsing REPUTE replies has been dropped.

(2) Support for libdkimrep has been discontinued.

(3) Issues with using postgresql have been resolved.

The full RELEASE_NOTES for this version:

2.9.0 2013/12/09
        NOTE: During the development cycle for this release, SourceForge
                changed their bug numbering system. Bug numbers are recorded
                here as they were generated by the current system at the time
                they were filed. The older ones (prefixed "SF") have since
                been renumbered or may no longer be in the system.
        Feature request #169: Discontinue libxml2 support in the reputation
        Feature request #174: Drop internal libstrl implementation.
        Feature request #175: Discontinue support for libdkimrep.
        Feature request #176: Update to the final REPUTE RFCs.
        Fix bug #178: Add support for "dmarc" as an authentication method
                (though it hasn't been formally registered yet) and fix
                a minor Authentication-Results parsing problem. Problem
                noted by Martin Kauchler.
        Fix bug #179: Correct handling of SignatureTTL. Problem noted by
                Kyle Cummings.
        Fix bug #180: Drain results object when doing a DB walk of a postgresql
                table. Problem noted by Szucs Adam.
        Fix bug #182: Add an Authentication-Results header field even for
                messages with no valid From: field or a fatal structural
                violation. Reported by John Wood.
        Teach dkimf_db_walk() about LDAP soft starting, and don't escape the
                forced "*" when walking. Also handle incorrect attribute
                counts without causing an assertion failure. Problem noted
                by Andreas Schulze.
        LIBOPENDKIM: Fix bug #168: Report an unresolved CNAME for ADSP records
                as simply absent. Suggested by Eugene Crosser.
                "r=y" tag be added to signatures, per RFC6651.
        DOCS: Feature request #168: Improve documentation of signature
                verification failure debugging features.
        DOCS: Feature request #172: Describe socket selection procedure in
                detail, and mention selinux command to get set up. Suggested
                by Kevin San Diego.

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