I recently upgraded the postfix package and made quite a few
adjustments (e.g. using tmpfiles.d instead of a 1000 line POSIX shell
script, splitting shared libraries and applying mild hardening on the
As for many setups postfix is probably rather mission-critical it would
be excellent to get some signoffs on it.
Specifically it would be good to test setups in which postfix is not
handling virtual mailbox setups, but is using unix user setups (due to
the changes introduced to the service file).
I second Levente's post of it's a configuration issue that needs to be
addressed by user and not by the package itself. Typing 3 times wrong
password is a sane default imho.
Any other opinions out there?
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
Our dedicated server orion (used to host
repos.archlinux.org/mail.archlinux.org) has been cancelled which means
it will be no longer accessible in 30 days.
If you have anything of value in your home directory, please copy it
before the 10th of November as then the server will be completely wiped.
As the DNS entry is already gone you'll need to login into 184.108.40.206
We do have backups of this server, but do not wish to query them on
demand if not required :)
as the archlinux/base image has been replaced by
https://hub.docker.com/repository/docker/archlinux/archlinux I'll no
longer manually build this image alongside the ISO image release. I
guess it would be best to remove the repository so people will not
silently keep using an outdated image.
below is the news item I would like to post once the installation medium
is released some time tomorrow:
We are very happy to announce that accessibility features have been
added to our installation medium with [archiso
release 2020.11.01 onwards these are available via the 2nd boot loader
Many thanks go to Alexander Epaneshnikov who integrated the features
from the [TalkinArch](https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/TalkingArch)
project into archiso's releng profile, which is used for creating the
Note: The bootloader timeouts have been set to 15s to allow blind users
to select the menu item as the bootloaders themselves do not offer
The timeout is stopped as soon as e.g. an arrow key is pressed.
If you have improvement suggestions, please let me know!