Dovecot 1.0

Willem Riede wrrhdev at
Wed Dec 7 02:59:47 UTC 2005

On 12/06/2005 07:21:28 AM, Reuben Farrelly wrote:
> On 5/12/2005 1:18 p.m., Bernardo Innocenti wrote:
>> Willem Riede wrote:
>>> Can we have dovecot 1.0 alpha4 in FC5? Even though the word alpha is
>>> present in the version, it is quite stable, and fixes many problems that
>>> there are in 0.99.14. As a matter of fact, there is no upstream support
>>> for 0.99.x. Any reports are met with 'please upgrade and your problem
>>> will likely be over'.
>> Yes, please!  I was waiting for Dovecot 1.0 to switch to Dovecot
>> from courier-imap without anyone noticing the difference.
>> The feature I'm missing in 0.99 is namespaces.  Without this,
>> I'd have to reconfigure all the MUAs to change their IMAP
>> prefix from "INBOX" to "" (empty string).
> I would like to add my +1 to this as well.  Dovecot-0.99.x is arguably just  
> as bad if not more 'alpha' than the upcoming 1.0 releases both in terms of  
> bugs and of features and it seems most odd to be shipping a package that  
> isn't supported by the upstream developer and community.  I would also put  
> the case that 0.99.x was more 'alpha' in it's quality than the current  
> releases that are actually labelled as 'alpha'.
> Anyway, there is a bugzilla entry open as an RFE for it:
> Perhaps that might be a good place to start adding comments, maybe if enough  
> people ask nicely in there and show support, it might happen from within RH  
> ;-)

I have added the 1.0-alpha4 spec file and the patches I successfully used  
myself to run dovecot-1.0-alpha4 on fc5t1 to that bugzilla, so I hope somebody  
makes use of those and upgrades  dovecot in devel - please? pretty please? :-)

Thanks, Willem Riede.

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