OT: Want help on customizing postfix
- Can anyone who is interested in patching source code please contact me offlistWe need to make small changes in maillog formats for compliance requirements of a client
- On Fri, Nov 02, 2012 at 11:44:45AM +0530, kartik nanjund wrote:
> Can anyone who is interested in patching source code please contact meI would suggest that this approach is misguided. The essential
> We need to make small changes in maillog formats for compliance
> requirements of a client
details of each mail delivery are already recorded in the existing
logs. You just need a robustly engineered custom log parser that
can re-assemble all the details of a transaction from the multiple
log entries that pertain to it. I've written tools along these
lines in the past, they're relatively short Perl scripts (for
Giving the customer a non-standard version of Postfix to maintain
is IMHO a disservice.
If you must log non-envelope details, do so via SMTP content filters.
One filter I wrote would record the MIME "skeleton" (all headers,
MIME headers and nested headers, recursively) of each message, to
a more useful repository than the system log.
Another filter was a complete message archive encapsulator, ...
None of these changed Postfix. All were add-on tools.