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by: Bernard Teo






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Sat 30 Apr 2005

Postfix Enabler for Tiger - Back Again

Category : Technology/PFETigerUpAgain.txt

I think it's okay to put this back up again. The response has been great.

Posted at 1:22PM UTC | permalink

Postfix Enabler for Tiger - Update

Category : Technology/PFEforTigerUpdate.txt

I think I've solved it. A few things essential for Postfix to run were missing from the final Tiger release installer. Postfix Enabler for Tiger will check, and if they're not there in the system, it'll attempt to put them back. Postfix on Tiger seems to work fine again on my test PowerBook.

But we're going to do one more round of testing before we release the update. It'll be version 1.1.1 now.

Basically, the entry for MAILSERVER was missing from /etc/hostconfig, plus a couple of other things, and these confused Postfix Enabler because I wasn't expecting that.

Actually I had made sure to test both a fresh install and an upgraded system using my developer release of Tiger, which was updated up to December or January. The changes must have come after that.

Never ever again will I attempt to release something the same day as Apple's OS launch. It's just not worth it. And maybe, try not to ask me for free serial numbers unless you've contributed something like $50. My mood's changed. This is really hard work.

Posted at 12:06PM UTC | permalink

Postfix Enabler for Tiger

Category : Technology/PFETigerNotWorking.txt

I've had to hold this. I've just found that the retail version of Tiger hasn't got a couple of things that were on the developer version. This is making Postfix Enabler not work for those who're using a totally fresh version Tiger. It seems to work OK for those who're upgrading. Will try to fix this problem now.

Posted at 8:11AM UTC | permalink

Postfix Enabler for Tiger Unleashed

Category : Commentary/PFEForTigerUnleashed.txt

Okay, this is out. It's at http://cutedgesystems.com/software/postfixenabler.

I'm keeping this low-key because I've only had my pre-release version of Tiger to work with. All the people that I'd sent this to for testing reported that it works okay. But until I get my own retail copy of Tiger, I wouldn't know for sure if anything has changed to throw things into disarray.

If this gets picked up slowly, I would have time to fix any problems.

But I hope it works for everyone and that they'll love it.

This is the first time we're really charging for its use. It's the first version of anything we ever did that requires a serial number to use. The problem with things like Postfix Enabler is that it may sometimes not work if the user has made his own custom modifications to system files. After all, its just a stupid program. It'll never be as smart as a human being in figuring out all the variations. So if it doesn't work for anyone, we'll refund the money. That's the policy we'll be taking.

Also, I'm most appreciative of the people who've taken the time to send me donations even though they didn't have to to do it. That's really kept my faith in the human race. You know who you are. Just drop me a note and I'll be glad to send you a complimentary copy of Postfix Enabler for Tiger.

Posted at 8:06AM UTC | permalink


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