Mailing List Message #92038
From: Wael Shahin <>
Subject: Re: CGPSA 1.6b1 Released
Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2007 16:34:39 +0300
To: CommuniGate Pro Discussions <>
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--On 3 August 2007 02:16:18 -0500 "Vincent A. Maroun"
> wrote:
> > All,
> >
> > It should be noted that is now a requirement (my system did not
> > have it).  Just thought I'd help save a few minor headaches and/or
> > confusion.
On Fri, 2007-08-03 at 03:18 -0400, Daniel M. Zimmerman wrote:
> Eek. That was unintentional, and won't be the case for 1.6b2 if I can avoid
> it - there's no good reason to require it if one is not using SQL for
> anything.

On Thu, 2007-08-02 at 21:08 -0400, Daniel M. Zimmerman wrote:
> After a very, very long (and patient, for those of you who have been in
> contact with me) wait, it's time for a new beta version of CGPSA - 1.6b1!
> It's available now from <>.
> This version adds a number of features that have been requested (and in
> most cases, already coded!) by the CGPSA community, most notably Duane
> Hill. Thanks a lot for the contributed code. It also removes one extremely
> noteworthy feature: backward compatibility with SpamAssassin 2.6. CGPSA
> 1.6b1 requires SpamAssassin 3.0 or higher, and works with all 3.x
> SpamAssassin releases to date.
> The main new features: support for temporary blacklisting (for CGP >=
> 5.1c1); more intelligent handling of headers when the set of headers to be
> added in headers only mode exceeds CGP's response length limit; support for
> modifying the maximum message length to be scanned; support for more
> targeted SpamAssassin debugging; and better compatibility with
> SpamAssassin's SPF checks.
> This release should be pretty stable; however, I have not tested all the
> new features exhaustively, as I am still running a pre-5.1 CGP on my own
> server. Thus, any input will be appreciated. While I cannot promise very
> quick turnaround time on bug reports, I will do my best to get things taken
> care of in a reasonably timely fashion (unlike what has been the case for
> the past year or so).
> 1.6b1 - 2 August 2007
> Major Changes
> - CGPSA now requires SpamAssassin 3.0 or higher.
> - Added options to set a score ("temp_blacklist_score") and duration
> ("temp_blacklist_duration") for temporary blacklisting, using the temporary
> blacklisting facilities of CommuniGate Pro releases that support it (thanks
> to Duane Hill for initial code).
> - Added the ability to turn on spamd-style logging ("spamd_style_log")
> (thanks to Duane Hill for initial code).
> - Added a setting for the maximum message length to scan
> ("max_scan_length"), instead of the previous 128K hard-coded limit (thanks
> to Duane Hill for initial code).
> - Added a setting for the maximum length of a response to return to
> CommuniGate Pro ("cgp_max_response_length") (thanks to Duane Hill for
> initial code).
> - Added header reduction and header inclusion settings ("header_to_reduce",
> "headers_to_include") to handle long sets of headers in an orderly fashion
> (thanks to Duane Hill for initial code).
> Minor Changes
> - Improved compatibility with SPF checking (thanks to Duane Hill for
> initial code).
> - Extended the "sa_debug" parameter to enable the specification of specific
> SpamAssassin log facilities (such as "check") (thanks to Duane Hill for
> initial code).
> -Dan
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> Daniel M. Zimmerman                                TFF Enterprises
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