[Dovecot] Best small server config
Steven F Siirila
sfs at tc.umn.edu
Sat Jan 27 16:39:23 UTC 2007
On Fri, Jan 26, 2007 at 11:34:44PM +0100, - wrote:
> On 1/26/07, Charles Marcus <CMarcus at media-brokers.com> wrote:
> >- wrote:
> >0.99 is VERY old, and is no longer supported. The changes are far too
> >numerous to go into. Suffice it to say, if you want any kind of support
> >with dovecot, you need to be at least using one of the more recent rc's
> >- if not the latest one.
> What a useless bunch of answers here.
FWIW, I've had better support on this list than several name-less for-profit
companies. I'm sure others have had similar experiences.
> I have not even mentioned what version I'm using. And what does that matter
> regarding my questions, even? So this software totally disgregards ALL
> former conf entries when turning from 0.99 to 1.00 ? Some fine piece of
Just because you don't mention the version, that doesn't mean folks can't
deduce the version based on the information that you did provide.
Regarding compatibility, Timo has done a good job of providing backward
compatibility where it makes sense, and error messages at the very least.
> This Timo seems to have deducted the version I'm using from conf entries,
> which is very stupid itself, because if the conf has a couple of old entries
> it means dovecot is leaving shit behind from older versions
> and does not clean those.
I would not like software installations that touched my configuration files.
Just give me a new version of the default configuration file and I'll review
and update my configuration as needed.
> Who knows, I might have left them in just to annoy you idiots!
I think your definition of "idiot" differs from the rest of ours. :-)
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