dovecot default authentication change
wtogami at redhat.com
Fri May 7 11:32:09 UTC 2004
Phil Anderson wrote:
> I just upgraded my system from FC1 to Test 3, and it broke my dovecot
> installation. When I looked in the system log, it was immediately
> obvious. The default authentication in dovecot has changed from passwd
> authentication to be postgres.
> What is the reason for this? The best thing that dovecot has going for
> it is that it requires no setup, compared to cyrus-imap. Now that this
> default behaviour has changed, it changes this.
> Is this intentional? Or has it just been transfered from upstream? In
> which case, I think Fedora should have passwd authentication by default.
> Any thoughts on this?
Good catch! In reviewing the revision history it appears this came from
upstream. I am guessing this is totally not what we want shipping in
Fedora as postgresql based authentication is far less common and more
difficult to use than passwd. I will see if I can fix this... already
very close to absolute development freeze. =(
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