OpenDKIM 2.9.1 Beta period starting

From: Murray S. Kucherawy <>
Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2014 11:22:00 -0800 (PST)

A beta period for OpenDKIM 2.9.1 is starting. Planned release will be
around the end of the month, assuming no major issues are identified.

Normally we don't run betas for patch releases, but so many build problems
were identified with 2.9.0 that we're making this an exception. I don't
believe the 2.9.0 beta period saw enough participants and/or enough
diversity, so many issues were not caught. Apologies for the

The first beta release is now available in the Pre-Releases directory.
Please grab it and give it a try on your respective systems. As usual,
please don't use the trackers to report beta-specific issues; the
opendkim-dev list should be used instead.

One issue remains unaddressed that will be fixed in 2.9.1, which is the
RPATH issue on Debian. I'm still reading up on the problem and possible

The current 2.9.1 RELEASE_NOTES entry:

2.9.1 2014/01/??
         Feature request #177: Add "LuaOnlySigning" so that only the Lua setup
                 script makes signing requests; suppresses automatic application
                 of the signing table. Requested by Daniele Orlandi.
         Fix bug #185: odkim.signfor() wasn't processing its arguments
                 properly. Reported by Daniele Orlandi.
         BUILD: Fix bug #191: Better minimum version checks for libmemcached.
                 Problem noted by Patrick Laimbock.
         BUILD: Fix bug #192: Different test for libevent, from Patrick
         BUILD: Fix bug #193: Fix up libmdb build. Problem noted by Quanah
         BUILD: Clean up last remnants of libstrl.
         BUILD: Check for HAVE_SUN_LEN in opendkim-db.c. Problem noted by
                 Patrick Laimbock.
         CONTRIB: Update to contrib/systemd/opendkim.service from Steve Jenkins.
         TOOLS: Fix bug #187: Increase buffer size for the private key in
                 opendkim-testkey. Problem noted by Andreas Schulze.
         TOOLS: Fix opendkim-spam to match the schema found in stats/mkdb.mysql.
                 Problem noted by Benny Pedersen.

-MSK, for the Trusted Domain Project
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