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gnu: Add exim.

* gnu/packages/mail.scm (exim): New variable.
Taylan Ulrich Bayırlı/Kammer 6 years ago
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;;; Copyright © 2014 Ian Denhardt <>
;;; Copyright © 2014 Sou Bunnbu <>
;;; Copyright © 2014 Julien Lepiller <>
;;; Copyright © 2015 Taylan Ulrich Bayırlı/Kammer <>
;;; This file is part of GNU Guix.
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#:use-module (gnu packages databases)
#:use-module (gnu packages ncurses)
#:use-module (gnu packages openssl)
#:use-module (gnu packages pcre)
#:use-module (gnu packages perl)
#:use-module (gnu packages python)
#:use-module (gnu packages readline)
@ -529,4 +531,89 @@ an SMTP server (for example at a free mail provider) which takes care of further
(license gpl3+)))
(define-public exim
(name "exim")
(version "4.85")
(method url-fetch)
(uri (string-append
"" version ".tar.bz2"))
(base32 "195a3ll5ck9viazf9pvgcyc0sziln5g0ggmlm6ax002lphmiy88k"))))
(build-system gnu-build-system)
`(("bdb" ,bdb)
("gnutls" ,gnutls)
("gzip" ,gzip)
("bzip2" ,bzip2)
("xz" ,xz)
("pcre" ,pcre)
("perl" ,perl)
("libxt" ,libxt)
("libxaw" ,libxaw)))
`(("perl" ,perl)))
;; We'd use #:make-flags but the top-level Makefile calls others
;; recursively, so just set all variables this way.
(lambda* (#:key outputs inputs #:allow-other-keys)
(substitute* '("Makefile" "OS/Makefile-Default")
(("(RM_COMMAND=).*" all var)
(string-append var "rm\n")))
(copy-file "src/EDITME" "Local/Makefile")
(copy-file "exim_monitor/EDITME" "Local/eximon.conf")
(let ((out (assoc-ref outputs "out"))
(gzip (assoc-ref inputs "gzip"))
(bzip2 (assoc-ref inputs "bzip2"))
(xz (assoc-ref inputs "xz")))
(substitute* '("Local/Makefile")
(("(BIN_DIRECTORY=).*" all var)
(string-append var out "/bin\n"))
(("(CONFIGURE_FILE=).*" all var)
(string-append var out "/etc/exim.conf\n"))
(("(EXIM_USER=).*" all var)
(string-append var "nobody\n"))
(("(FIXED_NEVER_USERS=).*" all var)
(string-append var "\n")) ;XXX no root in build environment
(("(COMPRESS_COMMAND=).*" all var)
(string-append var gzip "/bin/gzip\n"))
(("(ZCAT_COMMAND=).*" all var)
(string-append var gzip "/bin/zcat\n")))
;; This file has hardcoded names for tools despite the zcat
;; configuration above.
(substitute* '("src/exigrep.src")
(("'zcat'") (string-append "'" gzip "/bin/zcat'"))
(("'bzcat'") (string-append "'" bzip2 "/bin/bzcat'"))
(("'xzcat'") (string-append "'" xz "/bin/xzcat'"))
(("'lzma'") (string-append "'" xz "/bin/lzma'")))))
'build 'fix-sh-paths
(lambda* (#:key inputs #:allow-other-keys)
(substitute* '("scripts/lookups-Makefile" "scripts/reversion")
(("SHELL=/bin/sh") "SHELL=sh"))
(substitute* '("scripts/Configure-config.h")
(("\\| /bin/sh") "| sh"))
(let ((bash (assoc-ref inputs "bash")))
(substitute* '("scripts/Configure-eximon")
(("#!/bin/sh") (string-append "#!" bash "/bin/sh")))))
#:make-flags '("INSTALL_ARG=-no_chown")
;; No 'check' target.
#:tests? #f))
(home-page "")
"Message Transfer Agent (MTA) developed at the University of Cambridge")
"Exim is a message transfer agent (MTA) developed at the University of
Cambridge for use on Unix systems connected to the Internet. In style it is
similar to Smail 3, but its facilities are more general. There is a great
deal of flexibility in the way mail can be routed, and there are extensive
facilities for checking incoming mail.")
(license gpl2+)))
;;; mail.scm ends here