Since SquirrelMail Looks Like It Will Never Be Supported Again...

Paul Schmehl pschmehl_lists at tx.rr.com
Sat Aug 31 15:32:52 UTC 2013


--On August 31, 2013 8:35:27 AM +0100 Frank Leonhardt 
<freebsd-doc at fjl.co.uk> wrote:

> On 30/08/2013 22:20, Tim Daneliuk wrote:
>> SquirrelMail seems to be forever on hold because of an incompatibility
>> with PHP 5.  So I am going to have to replace it as our Webmail
>> interface.
>
> I'm a bit confused about this - you seem to be saying that Squirrelmail
> won't work on PHP 5? I've been running it on PHP 5 for years and it's
> being maintained to support changes for the latest 5.4 and 5.5 releases.
>

The port has been marked BROKEN for quite a while.  The release that 
resolves problems with PHP 5.4 and above has not yet been released.  The 
fixes have been in nightly snapshots since May 2013, but the final release 
(which would update the FreeBSD port) has never been available and still 
isn't.

Paul Schmehl, Senior Infosec Analyst
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