Bogofilter-1.2.4

Introduction to Bogofilter

The Bogofilter application is a mail filter that classifies mail as spam or ham (non-spam) by a statistical analysis of the message's header and content (body).

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.2 platform.

Package Information

Bogofilter Dependencies

Required

Berkeley DB-6.2.32

Recommended

Optional

SQLite-3.24.0, QDBM and TokyoCabinet

[Note]

Note

If you do not install the recommended Gsl-2.4 package then a statically linked shipped version will be used instead.

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/bogofilter

Installation of Bogofilter

Install Bogofilter by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc/bogofilter &&
make

This application does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--with-database=: This switch allows you to change the default database from db to either qdbm, sqlite3 or tokyocabinet.

Contents

Installed Programs: bf_compact, bf_copy, bf_tar, bogofilter, bogolexer, bogotune, bogoupgrade and bogoutil
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: /etc/bogofilter

Short Descriptions

bf_compact

creates a more compact bogofilter working directory with a dump/load cycle.

bf_copy

copies a bogofilter working directory to another directory.

bf_tar

bundles a bogofilter working directory in tar format and copies it to standard output.

bogofilter

is a fast Bayesian spam filter.

bogolexer

used to separate messages into tokens and to test new versions of the lexer.l code.

bogotune

tries to find optimum parameter settings for bogofilter.

bogoupgrade

upgrades bogofilter database to current version.

bogoutil

dumps, loads, and maintains bogofilter database files.

Last updated on 2018-02-28 07:25:12 -0600