replace amavisd-new with mailscanner in main and in documentation

Ante Karamatić ivoks at
Mon Aug 2 09:32:53 UTC 2010

On 01.08.2010 06:48, James Dinkel wrote:

> Anyway, basically postfix now has the ability to write files to the
> queue and then hold them there.

Postfix has always written files to the queue. That's how it works. What 
it never supported is 'expecting others to read and write to its queue 
files'. For that postfix has transport agents to which mail is 
delivered. Mailscanner does exactly what postfix doesn't expect. Or, to 
put it in words of

mailscanner system, works with Postfix and other MTAs. WARNING: This 
software uses unsupported methods to manipulate Postfix queue files 
directly. This will result in corruption or loss of mail. The 
mailscanner authors have sofar refused to discuss a proper access API or 

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