[Dovecot] Removing specific entry in user/auth cache

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Jun 29 08:32:41 EEST 2012

On 29.6.2012, at 5.18, Daniel Parthey wrote:

> wouldn't it be better to use a syntax similar to other doveadm commands,
> with labels for all arguments?
> doveadm auth test -u <user> -p [<pass>]
> doveadm auth cache flush -u [<user>]
> doveadm auth cache stats
> This will allow you to syntactically distinguish "commands" from "arguments".
> Otherwise you might run into the same "kludgy" syntax problem again, as soon
> as the number of subcommands changes.

The problem was with the "auth" toplevel command not having subcommands. I don't think there are going to be any problems with subcommands. Also there are many commands already that take <user> without the -u parameter. Actually it's only the "mail commands" that take -u parameter at all.

Another potential problem is "doveadm user" command. I'm wondering if it might be a good idea to move it to "doveadm auth user" or "doveadm auth userdb" command. There should be also a similar "doveadm auth passdb" command that does a passdb lookup without authentication.

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