Re: Re: couple of hypermail patches

From: Jose Kahan <>
Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2009 23:33:05 +0100
Message-ID: <>

Hi Peter,

Thanks for your quick reply.

On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 07:16:37PM -0700, Peter C. McCluskey wrote:  

>  I suggest that you use your judgment about what changes to
> check in. I've mostly lost interest in hypermail and probably
> won't put much effort into evaluating your changes.

Took some time to review and validate all the changes and incorporate them. I commited them today and I updated the doc (hmrc.4 hmrc.html) as well.

Could it be possible to make a new release of hypermail? Most linux distributions will only use the official tgz files as a basis for packaging them, ignoring CVS at all. For example, the debian hypermail package is using a four year-old version..

I'm not sure that I can upload a new tgz myself. I don't have the necessary sourceforge privileges to do so. I'd like to name it version 2.2.1 or 2.3.0. You'll find here below the corresponding Changelog entries.

If you agree to make this new release, I'd like to have a couple of days to consult the debian packagers and see if they want to contribute any of their patches to this new release.

Many thanks,


Changelog entries posterior to the latest hypermail release:

ersion Changes for Hypermail

 Jose Kahan (Oct 26, 2009)

 Jose Kahan (Oct 26, 2009)
  Various fixes / enhancements developed at W3C by Fumihiro Kato,   Daigo Matsubara and myself:

 Peter McCluskey (May 13, 2008)
  Change from Fumihiro Kato to fix bug that sometimes caused a charset    problem when Content-Type is us-ascii but message headers    include other encoded text like utf-8.

 Peter McCluskey (Nov 14, 2007)
  Applied xhtml patch from Zvi Har'El.

 Peter McCluskey (Oct 1, 2007)
  Changes from Fumihiro Kato to fix bugs on 64 bit systems and some    possible buffer overflow problems.
  Change in rules about whether to escape urls; it now seems to escape them    when found in the middle of the line the same way it has been doing when    they are at the start of a line.

 Peter McCluskey (Feb 16, 2007)
  Changes from Rick van der Zwet:
   cosmetic = tweaking the interface a small bit (right align, the message    numbers, years in the date listing
   spamify-domain = obfuscate the body of the message as well (will also    obfuscate 'ssh' this of course), moved the domain obfuscate    yes/no to the general to make the function more portable  Changes from Mike Fabian changing int to size_t.

 Peter McCluskey (Mar 27, 2006)
  Add rel="nofollow" to text message URLs (option txtsuffix = 1).

 Peter McCluskey (Mar 14, 2006)
  Fixed a core dump with linkquotes = 1 caused by Daigo's changes.

 Peter McCluskey (Sep 30, 2005)
  Fixed missing links at top when show_index_links is 1 or 3.

 Peter McCluskey (Aug 4, 2005)
  Fixed double counting of messages deleted with the delete_msgnum option,   which sometimes caused top level index page to show wrong number of   messages and not link to a folder.

 Peter McCluskey (Jul 29, 2005)
  Changed to sort on sender date rather than from date when displaying   sender date as a result of use_sender_date = 1.

 Peter McCluskey (Jun 23, 2005)
  Some small changes from Vincent McIntyre to make date-range in index of   folders link to default index page, to use CSS instead of <th> to   distinguish that column, and some whitespace changes.   Added explanation of how to handle strcasestr prototype error to INSTALL.

 Peter McCluskey (Mar 19, 2005)
  Fixes to files_by_thread option submitted by Oliver Meili.

 Peter McCluskey (Dec 2, 2004)
  Patch from Ulf Härnhammar to fix two format string bugs in Hypermail.   They could have caused crashes if using incremental mode on edited   pre-existing archives with data like "%n%n%n%n%n%n%n%n" in certain lines.

 Peter McCluskey (Nov 28, 2004)
  Add filename_base option.

 Peter McCluskey (Sep 29, 2004)
  Add support for JAVT timezone.
  Add mailbox_date_trimmer to contrib, faq.

 Peter McCluskey (Jun 2, 2004)
  Add language code substitution cookie patch from Shane Wegner. Received on Mon 26 Oct 2009 11:01:13 PM GMT

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