[plug] Mail Server/Gateway (Min Specs, other feedback)

Shayne O'Neill shayne at guild.murdoch.edu.au
Thu Jun 10 20:34:06 WST 2004

For what its worth, I replaced dovecot after the older one (cant remember)
went...... stupid in the head policy wise.... and its been an absolute

set... forget.

"the vast majority of Iraqis want to live in a peaceful, free world. And
we will find these people and we will bring them to justice."
George W. Bush, Washington, D.C., Oct. 27, 2003

Shayne O'Neill. http://www.perthimc.asn.au

On Thu, 10 Jun 2004, Leon Blackwell wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 10, 2004 at 07:06:54PM +0800, Bernard Blackham wrote:
> > > > Others here seem to like Dovecot.
> > > Unfortunately, not in debian at all.
> >
> > Not in woody. Definitely in sarge & sid.
> Okay, I did miss that (somehow miss typed it with apt-cache policy).
> The problem is that sid is just not stable enough to use on a production
> server, and sarge's method of update results in a lack of prompt
> security fixes.  For example, subversion in sarge has known security
> issues at the moment.  The only way to resolve these issues is to
> upgrade to the version in sid -- but this is not always possible.
> Debian/stable is the only distribution that is predictble, stable and
> has prompt security updates.
> There does appear to be an unofficial backport:
> http://wiki.dovecot.org/moin.cgi/DebianStable
> points you to
> http://src.braincells.com/debian/woody/dovecot/
> but it is a version behind the one in testing/unstable, leaving me
> wonder how dedicated the backporters are (the only set of backports I've
> found to be really well done are the bunk-1 and bunk-2 sets).
> --
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