mailfilter - Program that filters your incoming e-mail to help remove spam

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename mailfilter_0.8.6-3_amd64.deb
Package name mailfilter
Package version 0.8.6
Package release 3
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/mail
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 118.40 KB
Installed size 268.00 KB
Mailfilter is very flexible utility for UNIX (-like) operating systems
to get rid of unwanted e-mail messages, before having to go through the
trouble of downloading them to the local computer. It offers support for
one or many POP3 accounts and is especially useful for dialup connections
via modem, ISDN, etc. Install Mailfilter if you'd like to remove spam from
your POP3 mail accounts.
With Mailfilter you can define your own filters (rules) to determine
which e-mails should be delivered and which are considered waste. Rules
are Regular Expressions, so you can make use of familiar options from
other mail delivery programs such as e.g. procmail.
If you do not get your mail from a POP3-Server you don't need Mailfilter.


Package Version Architecture Repository
mailfilter_0.8.6-3_i386.deb 0.8.6 i386 Ubuntu Universe
mailfilter - - -


Name Value
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
libc6 >= 2.15
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libssl1.1 >= 1.1.0
libstdc++6 >= 5.2


Type URL
Binary Package mailfilter_0.8.6-3_amd64.deb
Source Package mailfilter

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install mailfilter deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install mailfilter




2018-03-18 - Elimar Riesebieter <>
mailfilter (0.8.6-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Introduced Remove-unused-linking-with-libfl.patch. Due to the yylex
requirement this caused FTBFS when a shared libfl is provided. libfl is
not required due to noyywrap. Thanks to Adrian Bunk for the initial patch.
(Closes: 892997)
* Use a secure URL in copyright's 'Format:' Section
* Bumped Standards-Version to 4.1.3.
* Bumped debhelper compatibility level to >11.
* Changed debian/compat accordingly.
* Drop Build-Depends on dh-autotools-dev.
* Run wrap-and-sort
2016-12-01 - Elimar Riesebieter <>
mailfilter (0.8.6-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Added libfl-dev to Build-Depends (Closes: 846440).
* Removed trailing whitespace in debian/control
2016-10-27 - Elimar Riesebieter <>
mailfilter (0.8.6-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version
* Removed 01_remove_workaround_fixed_FTBFS.patch. Upstream reworked Makefile
* Removed 05-occurred-spellfix.patch. Applied from upstream.
* debian/control
- Corrected upstream homepage url.
* debian/copyright
- Added license of src/rcparser.hh src/ src/rfc822parser.hh
and src/
- Added a standalon paragraph for License: GPL-2.
2016-06-29 - Elimar Riesebieter <>
mailfilter (0.8.4-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Make the build reproducible. Thanks to Reiner Herrmann for the patch
(Closes: 828906)
* Bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.8. No changes needed.
2016-04-04 - Elimar Riesebieter <>
mailfilter (0.8.4-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version. Fixes a FTBFS (Closes: 812668)
* Fixed some spellerrors via spellfixpatches.
* debian/rules:
- Introduced DEB_BUILD_MAINT_OPTIONS = hardening=+all.
- Build contrib.tar.gz with BUILD_DATE timestamp. Inspired by Cris Lamb.
(Closes: 778264)
- Introduced debian/clean file instead of override_dh_clean.
* debian/control:
- Removed Ricardo Mones from uploaders with his permission. Thanks for
your contribution.
- Added Homepage field.
- Bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.7. No changes needed.
- Add myself to uploaders.
* debian/copyright:
- Changed to dep5-copyright.
* Added 'set -e' stanza to maintainer scripts.
2014-05-25 - Joerg Jaspert <>
mailfilter (0.8.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New Upstream Version
- Bug fix: "[Mayhem] Bug report on mailfilter: mailfilter crashes with
exit status 139", thanks to Alexandre Rebert (Closes: #716522).
- Bug fix: "FTBFS: rfc822.yy:86:19: error: &#39;param&#39; was not
declared in this scope", thanks to David Suárez (Closes: #733380).
* Remove debian/patches/99_timestamp_ignore.diff, was "cherry-picked" from
Upstream, no longer needed, refresh the other two.
* Update to dh9, standards 3.9.5
2012-10-18 - Ricardo Mones <>
mailfilter (0.8.2-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add 99_timestamp_ignore.diff cherry picked patch from upstream
subversion revision 20 to add option to ignore timestamps.
Many thanks to Scott Kitterman (Closes: #661261)
* Bumped urgency because of RC bug
* Added Asturian translation for debconf template
2012-04-23 - Ricardo Mones <>
mailfilter (0.8.2-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format (and remove dpatch)
* Update patches to follow Patch Tagging Guidelines
* Update Standards-Version to 3.9.3 (no other changes)
2011-09-11 - Ricardo Mones <>
mailfilter (0.8.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Modified 03_fix_invalid_conversion patch to include Ubuntu part,
thanks Ilya Barygin (Closes: #622063)
* Added Danish debconf template translation (Closes: #627846)
* Updated Standards-Version to 3.9.2 (no other changes)
* Fixed short description to remove lintian warning
* Added recommended targets build-indep and build-arch

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