Updating Exim

Simon Dick simond at irrelevant.org
Sat Sep 21 15:43:38 BST 2002

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On Thu, Sep 19, 2002 at 04:29:20PM +0100, Josef Karthauser wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 19, 2002 at 04:21:07PM +0100, Tim Wiser wrote:
> > Is there a quick way to upgrade my copy of Exim from version 3.33 to ve=
> > 4?
> Yes, install portupgrade from the ports, and then do:
> # portupgrade -i exim\*
> On second thoughts I've no idea whether exim has maintained
> config file compatibility between versions.  If it hasn't then
> you'll have to treat it like a new mail server, and start again.
> Depending upon how much mail traffic you've got, you may want to
> bring it up on a new box first.

There were changes between v3 and v4, there is a conversion tool included
in the build but not installed which does some conversion, but it's still
a good idea to either start from scratch or carefully check the converted

Simon Dick					simond at irrelevant.org

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