Bug#991204: exim4-daemon-heavy: Please add SPF support

Andreas Metzler ametzler at bebt.de
Sat Jul 17 14:13:51 BST 2021

Control: forcemerge 528344 991204

On 2021-07-17 Wouter Verhelst <wouter at debian.org> wrote:
> Package: exim4-daemon-heavy
> Version: 4.94.2-6
> Followup-For: Bug #528344

> Perhaps important to note is that both DMARC and (currently still
> experimental, but...) ARC both depend on the builtin SPF support. While
> the SPF "support" by calling an external binary may work for SPF checks
> at a cost of a fork per ACL test (i.e., some performance penalty), this
> is not the case for the extra functionality that depends on the builtin
> SPF support, such as sending out DMARC validation reports, and adding
> ARC headers (to mitigate the issues with forwarding emails).

> Please seriously consider this wishlist item for bookworm already...

Hello Wouter,

... merging accidental duplicate report. Will be fixed in 4.95.

cu Andreas

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