[Dovecot] Source patches from Apple

rashantha de silva rashantha at gmail.com
Sat Dec 13 00:11:58 EET 2008

three cheers to see apple working on this.
hopefully we will see it on 10.6 os x server

looking forward to it.

if there is any tutorial on installing it in conjunction 10.5 server  
it would be greatly appreciated.

rashantha de silva

On Dec 12, 2008, at 12:24 PM, Mike Abbott wrote:

> Hello Dovecot developers,
> Apple has made and tested significant changes to Dovecot v1.1 and  
> now is ready to contribute them back to your open source project.   
> The changes include:
> Scalability and performance:
> allow pop/imap mail processes to handle multiple clients
> larger listen queues
> Stability and maintenance:
> fix to allow cross-compilation
> workarounds for Mac OS X bugs
> a couple general bug fixes
> symbol conflict resolution
> Features:
> Open Directory integration
> back off after failed auth attempts
> Mac OS X-specific
> handle dynamic host name changes
> I could contribute these as one giant patch or as a sequence of  
> discrete patches.  How would you prefer to receive them?

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