RHEL7/CentOS7 RPM of dovecot seems to have dropped tcpwrap support

Peter peter at pajamian.dhs.org
Sat Aug 22 03:49:34 EEST 2020

On 22/08/20 2:45 am, Gerald Galster wrote:
>> So is el8 truly incompatible with tcpwrap?  Or is it just too much
>> effort to continue suport for every feature that was ever in the system?
> https://access.redhat.com/solutions/3906701
> "The TCP Wrappers package has been deprecated in RHEL 7 and therefore it will not be available in RHEL 8 or later RHEL releases".

I should note that if there is enough demand for it I can look into 
building tcp_wrappers myself and supporting it for el8 in ghettoforge 
(as well as compiling dovecot against it).

>> If the former, might it be reasonable for a user to change the 8's in
>> the code below to 9's?

I think you may be misunderstanding the boolean logic there, the code 
works as intended.


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