[exim-announce] Release candidate 4.93 RC7 published.

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Author: Heiko Schlittermann
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Subject: [exim-announce] Release candidate 4.93 RC7 published.
Today we released 4.93 RC7.

Compared with the RC5(!) it contains two significant changes:
For *BSD systems a sendfile related bug is fixed, and additionally
a bugfix for an ARC signing caused crash.

Check the attachment of this message for a short git log of the changes
since the previous RC.

The following text is almost unchanged since the previous RCs, except for
RC numbers and Git links.

Feature freeze: We won't add new features for this release. If things go
well, we expect the final release on the weekend Dec 7/8th.

The checksums and sizes are in files named 00-*.txt, having detached
signatures in 00-*.txt.asc.

You're strongly encouraged to download, build and test the release
candidate. Please be sure to read and understand the ChangeLog document,
because even with an unchanged runtime configuration Exim might change
its behaviour.

ChangeLog: https://git.exim.org/exim.git/blob_plain/23def16946e9b22f9f5e010dcef1082c42d699ac:/doc/doc-txt/ChangeLog

Note: Some runtime config defaults changed (regarding DANE, DNSSec,
TLS) since 4.92.

Besides fixing bugs and improving stability and performance we added a
bunch of new features (like router variables, ehlo transport event, JSON
lookups, and more).

NewStuff: https://git.exim.org/exim.git/blob_plain/23def16946e9b22f9f5e010dcef1082c42d699ac:/doc/doc-txt/NewStuff

You can find them in the following locations:

    - Git repository:  git://git.exim.org/exim.git
                     https://git.exim.org/exim.git


      taggged as exim-4.93-RC7 (https://git.exim.org/exim.git/tag/refs/tags/exim-4.93-RC7)


    - Tarballs and Docs: https://ftp.exim.org/pub/exim/exim4/test/


The tagged commit, the tag and the tarballs are signed with my GPG key.
The key can be found e.g. here: https://exim.org/static/keys/hs@schlittermann.de.asc
and in many other places. Please crosscheck.

Thank *you* for trusting and using Exim, and thanks to Jeremy for doing
most of the work.

    Best regards from Shanghai/China
    Viele Grüße aus Shanghai
    Heiko Schlittermann
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23def1694 PRDR: fix guard on example in configure.default. Bug 2486
7af11cd0b ARC: fix crash in signing
6eea004b2 Build: fix dependencies for platform-specific os.[ch]
1bf08084e FreeBSD: fix sendfile shim
a3da0b8f1 Testsuite: better non-TFO-system debug handling
22c3450e2 Testsuite: split out ipv6 testcase needing a non-linklocal interface addr
cc49c6977 Testsuite: strip trailing space at -bt output
a31c0dcde Testsuite: make system $more safe
ef5bf13bb Docs: fix option name. Bug 2471