Bogofilter-1.2.5

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-11.0 platform.

Package Information

Bogofilter Dependencies

Required

Berkeley DB-5.3.28

Recommended

Optional

lmdb-0.9.29, SQLite-3.36.0, xmlto-0.0.28, QDBM and TokyoCabinet

[Note]

Note

If you do not install the recommended Gsl-2.7 package then a statically linked shipped version will be used instead.

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

Installation of Bogofilter

[Note]

Note

If you plan to change the version of your database library on an existing installation, or to change to a different database, read the warning at the top of the RELEASE.NOTES file.

Install Bogofilter by running the following commands:

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

To test the results, issue make check.

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

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

bogotune

attempts to find optimum parameter settings for bogofilter

bogoupgrade

upgrades the bogofilter database to the current version

bogoutil

dumps, loads, and maintains bogofilter database files

Last updated on Sun Aug 29 10:32:39 2021