master process handling patch

Bron Gondwana brong at
Wed Jul 21 18:12:00 EDT 2010

On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 03:17:26PM -0500, Patrick Goetz wrote:
> On 07/21/2010 02:35 PM, Wesley Craig wrote:
> >On 21 Jul 2010, at 15:27, Patrick Goetz wrote:
> >>Meanwhile, I'm going over the patches the redhat people added to
> >>cyrus-imapd-2.3.16-5.src (actually, first comparing the differences
> >>between this newer version and cyrus-imapd-2.3.16-3.fc13.src) to see
> >>if there's anything there that needs to be migrated to the debian
> >>package.
> >
> >And pass along anything that hasn't been upstream!
> >
> What about stuff that's a bug but not really a bug?  Recently I
> asked about some custom memory mapping routines
> (~/lib/map_stupidshared.c) designed to "work around DEC stupidity",
> incredulous that anyone was still using DEC systems, and didn't get
> a response.

We decided to pull map_stupidshared.  Are you on the cyrus-devel
mailing list?
> In the case of redhat (cyrus-imapd-2.3.16-5.src), one of the patches
> "fixes" ~/imap/make_md5.c by replacing the md5 stuff with sha1.
> Technically, this isn't a bug fix, but given that md5 is insecure,
> is it really a good idea not to convert this to make_sha1.c?

They're both being removed in Cyrus 2.4.  GUID is now compulsary,
so sha1s will be calculated on append.


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