Extensible Perl implementation of the STMP protocol and its different evolutions (ie: ESMTP, LMTP)
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Net::Server::Mail

This module is a versatile and extensible implementation of the SMTP protocol and its different evolutions like ESMTP and LMTP. The event driven object-oriented API makes easy to incorporate the SMTP protocol to your programs.

Other SMTPd implementations don't support useful ESMTP extensions and the LMTP protocol. Their interface design precludes adding them later. So I've decided to rewrite a complete implementation with extensibility in mind.

It provides mechanism to easy addition future or not yet implemented ESMTP extensions. Developers can hook code at each SMTP session state and change the module's behaviors by registering event call-backs. The class is designed to be easily inherited from.

Installation

To install this module type the following:

perl Makefile.PL
make
make test
make install

Dependencies

This module requires these other modules and libraries:

Sys::Hostname IO::Select and Carp all available on CPAN.

Licence

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along with this library; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA

Copyright

  • Copyright (C) 2002 - Olivier Poitrey
  • Copyright (C) 2007-2015 - Xavier Guimard x.guimard@free.fr

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Contributors

  • Georg Hoesch (patch to reduce memory consumption)