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Re: proposed package removal: mail/dovecot (1.2.17)
On Apr 5, 8:37pm, Greg Troxel wrote:
} My impression is that pretty much everyone using dovecot runs
} mail/dovecot2 which is now at 2.2.28, and that this has been true for a
} very long time.
} mail/dovecot is at 1.2.17, and was updated to that version on
} 2011-05-13. About a month later the sieve version was updated. The
} only real change since then was a CVE remediation patch on 2015-01-23.
} Plus revbumps, SMF fixes, and other minor maintenance that does indicate
} that upstream is paying attention or that there are real users.
} Is anyone using it? Could you explain why? Would anybody object to
I use it. A big reason is becaus of its simplicity. dovecot2
is a beast with a huge amount of functionality, none of which I
need. It also has a completely different way of being configured,
which means that there would be significant effort in changing.
} removing the package? Please feel free to object/explain in private
It would be rather annoying.
}-- End of excerpt from Greg Troxel
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