sendmail-8.12.6+cyrus-imapd-2.0.17: check presence of the cyrus mailbox during establishing SMTP connection

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Wed Nov 5 13:48:35 EST 2003

On Wed, 5 Nov 2003, Ken Murchison wrote:

> > In my opinion it is better if it does more than just the mbox
> > verification.  I'd like to see the quota check as well.  I am not sure if
> > the "map protocol" allows for multiple return codes rather than just
> > yes/no type answer.  Then there is the performance consideration, I would
> > hope that the "map protocol" allows for a "persistent" tcp connection.
> I'm not sure that a separate daemon for Cyrus is needed.  You can
> already do this by using the LIST and GETQUOTAROOT commands in imapd (as
> an admin).

Presumably the socket map stuff doesn't speak IMAP, though.  Having a
daemon that could handle this as a cyrus service is actually vaguely
interesting to me (though not necessaraly something I'll go off and write


Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper

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