[Dovecot] v2.0.beta4 released
skdovecot at smail.inf.fh-brs.de
Tue Mar 23 10:43:55 EET 2010
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On Mon, 22 Mar 2010, Thomas Leuxner wrote:
>>> --exec-mail is no longer needed. If you want for example start a imap
>>> session, just enter the command: /usr/local/libexec/dovecot/imap
>>> And you will see:
>>> * PREAUTH [CAPABILITY IMAP4rev1 … Logged in as $USER
>> Right. Although now that you mentioned it .. Maybe there should be -u parameter also for imap/pop3/etc which also does a userdb lookup so that it'll then be identical to actually logging in.
> Let's say I trigger an ACL change by manually setting an administrative user (a permission). Doing so the 'dovecot-acl' file gets owned by the system user who triggered the change, in this case 'root'. Is this intended, as it will break the files OS permissions?
IMHO, I interprete it as "post AUTH" IMAP, meaning the process after auth
had taken place. The user id had been changed earlier in the Dovecot
process, hence, you need to su before.
sudo -u test -H /usr/sbin/dovecot --exec-mail imap
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