Bug#943571: sa-exim: Does not work with exim 4.93

Andreas Metzler ametzler at bebt.de
Sun Oct 27 12:53:57 GMT 2019

On 2019-10-26 Andreas Metzler <ametzler at bebt.de> wrote:
> Package: sa-exim
> Version: 4.2.1-17
> Severity: normal

> #1 sa-exim 4.2.1-17 (binary) does not work with exim 4.93 since some
> exported functions have been replaced by #defines. Once the sources are
> compatible a rebuild will be necessary.

> #2 If sa-exim is changed to pass -DLOCAL_SCAN and exim bug
> https://bugs.exim.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2458 is patched then sa-exim
> compiles.

Part of the fix could not be applied upstream, since it does not work on
some older platforms. So string_sprintf cannot be used with a single argument anymore and sa-exim needs a trivial patch. (»string_sprintf("foo"« --->
»string_sprintf("%s", foo)«)

cu Andreas
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