[Dovecot] Dovecot and Bogofilter

Patrick Nagel patrick.nagel at star-group.net
Mon Nov 10 03:54:51 EET 2008

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Thorsten Vollmer wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-11-09 at 22:39 +0100, Matthias-Christian Ott wrote:
>> An other problem is that each mail needs to be initially classified and
>> due to the fact that sieve is not able to execute external programmes,
>> deliver has to do this task. I'm currently thinking of possibilities to
>> implement this, so far I came up with the following:
>>   1. Write a generic pipe plugin which can execute an arbitrary number of
>>      programmes. The problem with this is that I'm not sure how to
>>      integrate this is in Dovecot's configuration file. I thought of
>>      something like this: pipe = prg1 | prg2
> You do not need a plugin if you do the classification before the
> delivery: MTA | classification | LDA

With postfix, just add bogofilter as transport to master.cf and make it the

The problem with modifying the mail after reclassification persists, hope this
can be solved. Then I could also finally move from
postfix-procmail-bogofilter-cron-dovecot to
postfix-deliver-antispam-bogofilter-dovecot. :)


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