problems with imap and imsp installation

Ted Fines fines at
Thu Jun 26 13:46:16 EDT 2003

I should take the credit sounding like a the broken record, e.g. 
complaining about something without getting specific enough for anything 
constructive to happen.

It's been a while since I tried to install those packages.  I'll try 
getting it all working again this summer.  Maybe then I'll have something 
to offer.


--On Thursday, June 26, 2003 12:17 PM -0400 Rob Siemborski 
<rjs3 at> wrote:

> On Thu, 26 Jun 2003, Ted Fines wrote:
>> The SASL/IMAP/IMSP installation is about as difficult as any I have run
>> across.  While the amount of work on Project Cyrus is very impressive,
>> thorough documentation of it just doesn't seem to be available.
> At the risk of sounding like a broken record on this list, if you have
> specific suggestions about documentation improvements (especially with
> well-written patches), they are always welcome.
>> You wrote:
>> > Surely, thousands of people must have installed the cyrus imap/imsp
>> > combination on  Solaris 8 without anything like this trouble?
>> I think that's optimistic.  The number of imsp installations *might* be
>> in the triple digits, but I doubt even that.  I have absolutely to
>> quantitative data to back up that statement, of course! :)
> Yeah, the number of IMSP installations is probably pretty low.
> Especially given that I suspect the total number of Cyrus IMAP
> installations is somewhere in the thousands as it is (though always
> increasing.. Apple recently choose to include Cyrus IMAP in Panther
> Server!)
> -Rob
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