should sync_server talk to mupdate?

Ken Murchison murch at
Wed Jul 26 11:41:16 EDT 2006

Wesley Craig wrote:
> I've my replica backend without access to my update server, reasoning 
> that sync_server -- the only thing running -- doesn't need access.  
> However, when sync_client requests deletes or renames, sync_server seems 
> to attempt to contact the mupdate server.  I suppose I *could* remove 
> the mupdate server configuration from the replica, but is there a 
> circumstance under which sync_server ought to be talking to the mupdate 
> server?

OTH I can't think of any, but I'd have to look at the code.

> It seems like calls to mboxlist_deletemailbox() could set the local_only 
> flag.  mboxlist_renamemailbox() doesn't have such a flag, but presumably 
> would need one.  sync_reset has the same issues.


Kenneth Murchison
Systems Programmer
Project Cyrus Developer/Maintainer
Carnegie Mellon University

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