[Dovecot] v2.2.3 released / xi.rename-it.nl dovecot-2.2.patched

Robert Schetterer rs at sys4.de
Mon Jun 17 12:25:14 EEST 2013

Am 17.06.2013 11:13, schrieb Stephan Bosch:
> Op 6/17/2013 9:58 AM, Robert Schetterer schreef:
>> Am 16.06.2013 23:41, schrieb Timo Sirainen:
>>> http://dovecot.org/releases/2.2/dovecot-2.2.3.tar.gz
>>> http://dovecot.org/releases/2.2/dovecot-2.2.3.tar.gz.sig
>>> This is a pretty important upgrade for v2.2 users, because of the IMAP
>>> ENVELOPE reply fix.
>>>     * LDA/LMTP: If new mail delivery first fails with "temporary
>>>       failure", tempfail the whole delivery instead of falling back to
>>>       delivering the mail to INBOX. (Requires new Pigeonhole as well.)
>>>     * doc/solr-schema.xml was updated to Solr v4.x format. Also the
>>>       default analyzers were changed, hopefully for the better. Note
>>> that
>>>       the schema can't be changed for existing Solr indexes without
>>>       rebuilding everything.
>>>     * Solr plugin does only soft commits from now on. You'll need a
>>>       cronjob to send a hard commit command to it every few minutes.
>>>     + Added %N modifier for variables as %H-like "new hash"
>>>     + sdbox, mdbox: Support POP3 message order field (for migrations)
>>>     + Added mailbox { driver } to specify a different mail storage
>>>       format for the mailbox than generally used within the namespace.
>>>     + Added initial lib-sasl library for client side SASL support.
>>>       Currently supports only PLAIN, LOGIN and plugins. Used currently
>>>       by IMAP and POP3 proxying when authenticating to the remote
>>> server.
>>>     - IMAP: If subject contained only whitespace, Dovecot returned an
>>>       ENVELOPE reply with a huge literal value, effectively causing the
>>>       IMAP client to wait for more data forever.
>>>     - IMAP: Various URLAUTH fixes.
>>>     - imapc: Various bugfixes and improvements
>>>     - pop3c: Various fixes to make it work in dsync (without imapc)
>>>     - dsync: Fixes to syncing subscriptions. Fixes to syncing mailbox
>>>       renames.
>> i have a few questions
>> i just setted up a test server for dovecot and other stuff
>> and used
>> http://xi.rename-it.nl/debian/pool/testing-auto/dovecot-2.2.patched/
>> but i am not really sure whats the exact meaning of "patched" here
> While the Xi repositories are meant for testing to begin with, the
> .patched repositories are probably even more volatile as these include
> my personal patches against Dovecot (in this case
> http://hg.rename-it.nl/dovecot-2.2-patches/file/tip). I deliberately do
> not refer to these repositories in the wiki documentation, as these
> don't have 'vanilla' Dovecot packages. So, don't use these if you're
> looking for the latest official (yet unreleased) Dovecot revision.

no problem, i do only testing, but understand what you mean
thx for info

>> also is there more docs on
>> "lib-sasl library for client side SASL support."
> Before, code for doing client side (PLAIN) SASL login (e.g. for imapc)
> was spread and duplicated at multiple locations in Dovecot code. This
> change puts it at a single spot and makes it easily extensible with
> support for new mechanisms.
>> and lemonade submission stuff
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5550#section-8
> This was discussed a while ago on the mailing list:
> http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot/2013-May/090288.html
> The submission patch adds an example configuration, although I haven't
> updated that in a while. It is also possible that the submission server
> is not in a usable state right now.
>>   ( perhaps this is what patched means )
> Yes. If I am working on some new Dovecot feature, it's included in this
> repository.
>> is there some lemonade client for testing
> Trojita supports URLAUTH/BURL. There is no telnet procedure described
> that I know of anywhere, but you should be able to digest what you need
> from the relevant RFCs and the examples therein:
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3501 (IMAP)
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4467 (URLAUTH)
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5321 (SMTP)
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4954 (SMTP AUTH)
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4467 (BURL)
> It basically boils down to: login to IMAP (port 143), APPEND a message
> to one of your mailboxes, generate an URLAUTH for it using the
> GENURLAUTH command, login to SMTP submission (port 587), issue MAIL
> FROM: and RCPT TO: commands and finally send the message using the BURL
> command with the URLAUTH generated from IMAP.
> Regards,
> Stephan.

Thx for clarification Stephan, i see there is lots of news, i have to
look at , Trojita looks nice on screenshots

Best Regards
MfG Robert Schetterer

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