Case Sensitivity

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh hmh at
Tue Dec 24 19:42:57 EST 2002

On Tue, 24 Dec 2002, Scott Smith wrote:
> I am using a UNIX socket for Cyrus LMTP....regardless, at some point,
> someone stated that this behavior has changed with Postfix.  I am using
> 1.1.12, which up until, like, Sunday was the latest release.

Latest *stable* release. And yes, the snapshot releases we were talking
about just got promoted to the new stable release, and now postfix lmtp
won't touch the recipient.

> Discussion on this list has implied that this behavior (Postfix NOT
> lowercasing the username, supposedly) has been in place for a reasonably
> non-trivial amount of time.

In the stable stapshots (well, even alpha postfix code is quite stable, just
like cyrus ;-) ), it has been for quite some time.

> So, unless someone got their dates wrong, or unless this guy is using 2.0,
> then Postfix will deliver to an address with an uppercase username just
> fine.

Not anymore. Old postfix (1.*) will. New postfix (snapshots, 2.0) won't.

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  Henrique Holschuh

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