[Dovecot] v1.2 development tree started

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Fri Jun 20 15:44:47 EEST 2008

On Fri, 2008-06-20 at 13:39 +0100, Ed W wrote:
> >> Can I make a very weak suggestion to look at that ZLIB compression 
> >> extension I think you mentioned in the past?
> >
> > It would have to be done by proxying in imap-login similar to how SSL 
> > connections are handled. But aren't you using SSL already, and why 
> > not? Using that would give compression for free. Although I haven't 
> > really looked at if it's already automatically enabled or if I or 
> > clients should do something special..
> I don't think that SSL in general has compression enabled?  Could be 
> wrong, but I believe it's a option, but badly supported?  I'm not an 
> expert though so I don't know that for sure...  I would be interested if 
> someone had a recipe for enabling compression on TLS?

Personally, just as a data point, I use SS_H_ (dovecot --exec-mail imap)
to connect to my imap host and enable compression using -C, which seems
to have a good effect.

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