OT: Re: Changelog, LDAP features

Murat Ergur murat at ergur.org
Wed Nov 19 11:24:34 EST 2003

On Wed, 2003-11-19 at 17:48, Rob Siemborski wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Nov 2003, Ken Murchison wrote:
> > > 2) Is there a list of planned featues and features which is being worked
> > > on?
> >
> > Not really.  The cyrus-devel list or the Cyrus Wiki would be the most
> > obvious places for this type of thing to exist.
> Generally if someone suggests a feature that we want to implement
> "sometime", we throw it in our bugzilla so we don't forget.
> However, currently I think we're heading into a mostly-maintenance period
> (after 2.2 gets a "stable" release -- possibly by the end of the year,
> certainly by the end of January).
> > > 3) Are there any plans to allow some further integration of LDAP? I am
> > > thinking about:
> > >
> > > a) Fetching Sieve-scripts from LDAP (would guess not)
> >
> > No, but I don't see why it couldn't exist.  I don't know if you'd want
> > integration with timsieved or not (probably not).
> There's no plans for this.  There's no real strong reasons against it,
> except for performance -- currently we mmap the bytecode directly
> from disk, as opposed to having to download it for each delivery
> (even from a local replica, this is a lose).
> > > b) Fetching Quota settings from LDAP (same)
> >
> > This would be fairly trivial once the quota stuff gets changed to use
> > the cyrusdb interface.  Then all that would need to be done would be to
> > write a cyrusdb_ldap backend.  In fact the cyrusdb_ldap backend could be
> > written any time.

Sorry, it is a little bit off topic but I decided to ask since you have
mentioned about near future plans. Do you plan to include a document as
to how to implement Cyrus 2.2 virtual domains feature into postfix ?
This has been written in the todo list.


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