Sieve not applied to mailbox when using imapsync

Ken Murchison murch at
Wed Oct 3 21:15:58 EDT 2007

Marc Rassbach wrote:
> On Wed, 3 Oct 2007, Ken Murchison wrote:
>> Sieve scripts only get executed when mail is delivered via LMTP, not 
>> when APPENDed via IMAP.  There is a specification for an IMAP-Sieve 
>> extension
> Ok.
> Thank you for the clarifying response.
> Because I'm trying to put together a bid for submission tomarrow - would 
> you be able to give me a time quote to modify the cyrus code such that 
> the lmtp execution path be grafted to the IMAP APPENDed execution path?

The current sieve code was written with only lmtpd in mind.  It would 
have to be refactored in order to be used by both lmtpd and imapd.  My 
guess would be somewhere around two weeks work.

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

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