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courier-authlib-base Courier authentication library base
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Port Added: 26 Apr 2005 19:18:10
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The Courier Authentication Library is a generic authentication API used
for two purposes:

1. Read the name of a mail account. Determine the local account's home
   directory, and system userid and groupid.
2. Read an account name, and a password. If valid, determine the
   account's home directory, system userid, and groupid.

The base package only installs the authpam authentication module to
obtain account information and passwords using PAM

Other plugin authentication modules are provided:

	net/courier-authlib-ldap		OpenLDAP
	databases/courier-authlib-mysql		MySQL
	databases/courier-authlib-pgsql		PostgreSQL
	databases/courier-authlib-userdb	libc db based
	databases/courier-authlib-usergdbm	gdbm dependant
	mail/courier-authlib-vchkpw		vpopmail/vchkpw

Install them as occasion demands.

SVNWeb : Homepage : PortsMon
    Pseudo-pkg-plist information, but much better, from make generate-plist
    Expand this list (46 items)
  1. bin/courierauthconfig
  2. @postunexec if cmp -s %D/etc/authlib/authdaemonrc.dist %D/etc/authlib/authdaemonrc; then rm -f %D/etc/authlib/authdaemonrc; fi
  3. @(courier,courier,660) etc/authlib/authdaemonrc.dist
  4. @postexec /usr/local/share/sysconftool/sysconftool %D/etc/authlib/authdaemonrc
  5. include/courier_auth_config.h
  6. include/courierauth.h
  7. include/courierauthdebug.h
  8. include/courierauthsasl.h
  9. include/courierauthsaslclient.h
  10. include/courierauthstaticlist.h
  11. lib/courier-authlib/
  12. lib/courier-authlib/
  13. lib/courier-authlib/
  14. lib/courier-authlib/
  15. lib/courier-authlib/
  16. lib/courier-authlib/
  17. libexec/courier-authlib/authdaemond
  18. libexec/courier-authlib/authsystem.passwd
  19. man/man1/authtest.1.gz
  20. man/man1/courierlogger.1.gz
  21. man/man3/auth_enumerate.3.gz
  22. man/man3/auth_generic.3.gz
  23. man/man3/auth_getoption.3.gz
  24. man/man3/auth_getuserinfo.3.gz
  25. man/man3/auth_login.3.gz
  26. man/man3/auth_mkhomedir.3.gz
  27. man/man3/auth_passwd.3.gz
  28. man/man3/auth_sasl.3.gz
  29. man/man3/auth_sasl_ex.3.gz
  30. man/man3/authlib.3.gz
  31. sbin/authdaemond
  32. sbin/authenumerate
  33. sbin/authtest
  34. sbin/courierlogger
  35. share/doc/courier-authlib/AUTHORS
  36. share/doc/courier-authlib/COPYING
  37. share/doc/courier-authlib/ChangeLog
  38. share/doc/courier-authlib/INSTALL
  39. share/doc/courier-authlib/NEWS
  40. share/doc/courier-authlib/README
  41. share/doc/courier-authlib/README.authdebug.html
  42. share/doc/courier-authlib/README_authlib.html
  43. @dir(courier,courier,750) /var/run/authdaemond
  44. @dir(courier,courier,755) libexec/courier-authlib
  45. @postexec /usr/sbin/service ldconfig restart > /dev/null
  46. @postunexec /usr/sbin/service ldconfig restart > /dev/null
  47. Collapse this list.

To install the port: cd /usr/ports/security/courier-authlib-base/ && make install clean
To add the package: pkg install courier-authlib-base

PKGNAME: courier-authlib-base


TIMESTAMP = 1537254940
SHA256 (courier-authlib-0.69.0.tar.bz2) = fbbec283e620b3e5aab3bdeb0ec781df3c656d511168bfa23ec69f21af44b689
SIZE (courier-authlib-0.69.0.tar.bz2) = 2197718

Master port: security/courier-authlib

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Build dependencies:
  1. gmake : devel/gmake
  2. perl5>=5.26<5.27 : lang/perl5.26
Runtime dependencies:
  1. sysconftool : devel/sysconftool
  2. perl5>=5.26<5.27 : lang/perl5.26
Library dependencies:
  1. : devel/libltdl
  2. : devel/courier-unicode
  3. : converters/libiconv

This port is required by:

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Configuration Options
===> The following configuration options are available for courier-authlib-base-0.69.0:
     DOCS=on: Build and/or install documentation
===> Use 'make config' to modify these settings

iconv gmake libtool localbase perl5 tar:bzip2

    • courier-0.45*
Master Sites:

Number of commits found: 12

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
This is a slave port. You may also want to view the commits to the master port: security/courier-authlib
10 Oct 2018 11:54:59
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.69.0
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- Update devel/courier-unicode to 2.1
- Convert to USES localbase
- Update mail/cone to 1.0 [1]
- Update mail/courier-imap to 5.0.0
- Update mail/maildrop to 3.0.0
- Remove IDN option since it's now mandatory
- Update mail/sqwebmail to 6.0.0 [2]
- Update security/courier-authlib to 0.69.0
- Add note to UPDATING
- Silence some portlint warnings

PR:			231471 [1]
Submitted by:		me
Approved by:		Maintainer timeout [1],
			oliver@ [2]
Differential Revision:
08 Oct 2017 09:19:59
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.68.0_2
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Fix shebang for expect script in courier-authlib-base to work with
the ports provided expect command (if installed).

PR:		208036
Submitted by:
28 Sep 2017 18:46:27
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.68.0_1
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Make courier-autlib ports run the sysconftool on installation, as
suggested by upstream, like courier-imap port does.

The sample files are renamed to ".dist" because that is the name
the tool expects.

Also added a note to UPDATING to warn users about the sysconftool
expecting the comments not to be removed.

While here convert to localbase.

Suggested by:	Doug McIntyre <merlyn at>
06 Jul 2017 11:56:27
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.68.0
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- Update devel/courier-unicode to 2.0
- Update mail/cone to 0.96
- Update mail/courier-imap to 4.18.0 [1]
- Update mail/maildrop to 2.9.0
- Update mail/sqwebmail to 5.9.0 [1]
- Update security/courier-authlib (and slaves) to 0.68.0 [1]

On request from oliver@, take maintainership of the courier-authlib
ports and the courier-imap port.

Approved by:		oliver@ (maintainer) [1]
Differential Revision:
07 Sep 2015 21:29:20
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.66.3_2
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- Update to devel/courier-unicode to 1.4
- Chase shlib bump
02 Aug 2015 15:03:20
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.66.3_1
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By default libtool replaces -export-symbols <file> with -retain-symbols-file
<file> on ELF systems, but this doesn't really do what -export-symbols is
meant to do.  On GNU ELF systems it converts <file> to a simple version
script first and then uses -version-script instead of -retain-symbols-file.
Let USES=libtool patch libtool scripts to do this on all systems with GNU

Bump PORTREVISION on all ports where the build log contains -export-symbols.

audio/calf: This port builds a module that now exports only one function,
but it also builds a number of executables that link to this module and
expect to see other functions.  Because it's already a bit dodgy to link to
a module (libtool warns about this) let the module continue to export only
one function and instead build an ordinary library from the same source that
the executables can link to.  Fix a number of other issues in the same
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30 Apr 2015 09:14:47
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.66.2
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- Update courier-unicode to 1.2
- Update courier-imap to 4.16.1
- Update maildrop to 2.8.2
- Update sqwebmail to 5.8.2
- Update courier-authlib to 0.66.2
- Some plist and Makefile modernization

Approved by:		oliver@ (as maintainer of various of these ports)
Differential Revision:
11 Sep 2014 13:48:30
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.66.1_2
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Add back USE_LDCONFIG for coourier-authlib-base only.

This ports installs libraries needed by other fostware in it's own
directory, so USE_LDCONFIG is needed heere or libraries will not
be found.

PR:		193521
Submitted by:
Approved by:	portmgr (just fix it blanket)
07 Sep 2014 16:12:37
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.66.1_1
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- Add USES=libtool
- Remove USE_LDCONFIG, not needed for modules
- Disable static modules
- Remove install-configure from INSTALL_TARGET, no impact with staging
- Add manpages to pkg-plist
- Use @sample
- Replace pkg-(de)install and pre-install target with USERS and GROUPS
- Create /var/run/authdaemond at package installation instead of in rc
11 Jun 2014 16:32:47
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.66.1
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add STAGE support
20 Sep 2013 22:55:26
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.65.0
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Add NO_STAGE all over the place in preparation for the staging support (cat:
26 Apr 2005 19:17:32
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.55_2
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move mail/courier-authlib to security/courier-authlib which is a meta-port now.

Submitted by:           Yarema <>
In corporation with:    Jose M Rodriguez <>, Milan
Obuch <>, myself

Number of commits found: 12

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