Sieve script parse error problem
murch at andrew.cmu.edu
Mon Oct 24 13:54:03 EDT 2005
Andreas Haumer wrote:
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> Another followup to my own mail, as I now have additional
> Andreas Haumer schrieb:
>> As after two weeks I haven't got a single reply to my problem report
>> and I'm still hunting this problem I would like to bring up the issue
>> I would like to add that I have sieve working fine on other installations
>> with both cyrus-imapd-2.2.8 and cyrus-imapd-2.2.10.
>> But with cyrus-imapd-2.2.12 I can't get sieve to work as I always
>> get the error mentioned below.
> Comparing the differences between those systems I found
> that on the installations with a working cyrus-imapd I
> used bison-1.34 to compile the package (e.g. translate
> the sieve.y file) whereas with the newer cyrus-imapd-2.2.12
> I also used the newer bison-2.1 to compile the package
> I just tried to compile timsieved from cyrus-imapd-2.2.12
> without re-creating sieve.c and sieve.h from sieve.y (by
> touching sieve.c and sieve.h before running make) and
> this gave me a timsieved binary which actually accepts
> my small testing sieve script without complaints!
> So it currently looks like the reason for the problems I
> see is an incompatibility between sieve.y and the newer
> For now I think I can live with this workaround (touch
> the sieve.[ch] files provided by the cyrus-imapd source
> package) but I guess someone has to look at the sieve.y
> file to see what this incompatibility might be (or perhaps
> it's even a bug in bison?)
> Any comments?
I've never tried using any of the Bison 2.x code with Cyrus, and I'm not
sure that anyone else at CMU has either.
Carnegie Mellon University
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