Date: Tue, 31 May 2005 23:25:10 -0700 From: "Sean Kelly" <sean@...eview.com> To: <popa3d-users@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: RE: popa3d 1.0 Hi, I was wondering if anyone could help me produce a patch using diff (or what?) - I made a couple quick and simple code changes that will add the IP address of the connected user in parenthesis on the log line after authentication. It's only a couple lines of code and produces the following output in the logs: May 31 22:28:47 localhost popa3d: Authentication passed for dkelly\ (188.8.131.52) May 31 22:31:47 localhost popa3d: Authentication passed for skelly\ (184.108.40.206) Anyway, I've never made nor used any kind of source code patch before and have no idea how to do it, but would like to switch to the 1.0 code and I think this would be a nice little patch release that is simple and succinct. I made the changes to the 0.6.4.1 code-base. Of course there are plenty of uses for recording the IP address in this manner, but personally I want to use it as IP-based authentication for pop-before-send. The other approaches seemed too involved or tricky to me and I wanted a much simpler mechanism. With this, all I will do is use a perl script to monitor the incoming log statements from popa3d and add IP's to the SMTP access file, and remove them after some expiration period. Well I'd appreciate it if someone wouldn't mind lending a hand. I'll be happy to host the patch distribution afterward. Thanks, - Sean Kelly (sean@...nkelly.com) -----Original Message----- From: Solar Designer [mailto:solar@...nwall.com] Sent: Friday, May 27, 2005 7:20 PM To: announce@...ts.openwall.com; popa3d-users@...ts.openwall.com Cc: lwn@....net Subject: [popa3d-users] popa3d 1.0 Hi, For those few on the announcement list who don't know this yet, popa3d is a tiny POP3 daemon which attempts to be extremely secure, reliable, RFC compliant, and fast (in that order). Now, to the news: I've released popa3d 1.0. This means that I consider popa3d to be mature enough to enter its 1.x era. The changes since version 0.6.4.1 released almost a year ago are minimal. This means that the code has been well tested and no new bugs are introduced with this minor update (or at least I hope so). popa3d is available off its homepage at: http://www.openwall.com/popa3d/ As usual, there're detached PGP signatures for the tarballs. The change log is available at: http://www.openwall.com/popa3d/CHANGES.shtml -- Alexander Peslyak <solar at openwall.com> GPG key ID: B35D3598 fp: 6429 0D7E F130 C13E C929 6447 73C3 A290 B35D 3598 http://www.openwall.com - bringing security into open computing environments
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