[Dovecot] v1.1.7 released

Ala'a A. Ibrahim alaa_ibrahim at maktoob.com
Mon Nov 24 11:43:52 EET 2008

For gentoo users, I created the ebuild for it at
feel free to test it :)

Ala'a A. Ibrahim wrote:
> Does the managesieve patch for 1.1.6 works with it or do we need to wait
> for a new release?
> Timo Sirainen wrote:
>> http://dovecot.org/releases/1.1/dovecot-1.1.7.tar.gz
>> http://dovecot.org/releases/1.1/dovecot-1.1.7.tar.gz.sig
>> I should have released this earlier since v1.1.6 had that annoying
>> startup problem, but surprisingly few people complained about it so I
>> kind of forgot about it then.
>> BTW. v1.2 progresses nicely. Now that shared mailboxes are finally fully
>> supported, there aren't any widely used IMAP features missing from
>> Dovecot. v1.2.beta1 shouldn't be in too distant future anymore.
>> 	* IMAP QUOTA extension now returns "MESSAGE" quota, not "MESSAGES".
>> 	  This makes Dovecot now RFC 2087 compliant. Hopefully this change
>> 	  doesn't break anyone's Dovecot-specific quota checking code..
>> 	+ Added !include and !include_try directives to config file reader.
>> 	  Note that !include doesn't currently work with deliver. The main
>> 	  point here is that ssl_key_password can be placed to a different
>> 	  file with !include_try that deliver can just ignore.
>> 	+ More error/debug message logging improvements.
>> 	- v1.1.6 gave "userdb didn't return a home directory" error at startup
>> 	- Some config file parsers (deliver, passwd-file, acl, trash) ignored
>> 	  the file's last line if it didn't end with LF.
>> 	- fts: SEARCH SUBJECT didn't search messages that weren't already
>> 	  in fts index.
>> 	- fts-solr: Don't assert-crash if we couldn't connect to Solr.
>> 	- IMAP: Mailbox deletion gave an error, but still worked, if mails'
>> 	  control directory wasn't the same as index directory.
>> 	- Several fixes to rarely used mailbox list layout configurations.

Ala'a A. Ibrahim

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