New port: mail/dbmail21 -current branch of DBMail
Dbmail is the name of a group of programs that enable the possiblilty
of storing and retrieving mail messages from a database (currently
MySQL, PostgreSQL or SQLite).
What are the advantages?
Dbmail is as scalable as the database that is used for the
Dbmail is based upon a database. Dbmail can be managed by
changing settings in the database (f.e. using PHP/Perl/SQL).
Dbmail uses very efficient, database specific queries for
retrieving mail information. This is much faster then parsing
Dbmail has got nothing to do with the filesystem or interaction
with other programs in the Unix environment which need special
permissions. Dbmail is as secure as the database it's based
Changes on a Dbmail system (adding of users, changing passwords
etc.) are effective immediately.
Submitted by: Mark Starovoytov <firstname.lastname@example.org>