Cyrus::IMAP::Admin or IMAP::Admin ?

Andrew Morgan morgan at
Thu Aug 3 12:56:36 EDT 2006

On Thu, 3 Aug 2006, Rudy Gevaert wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm building a bunch of perl scripts to administer our users on our mail 
> installation.  For now I've been using Cyrus::IMAP::Admin.
> On CPAN I also found  IMAP::Admin.
> Which one should I use?
> I can see the following differences:
> - the cyrus version doesn't support ssl, while the other one does
> - cyrus version doesn't do recursive delete of mailbox
> - cyrus supports xfer, while other one doesn't
> Any other opinions about this?  What do you guys use?

I use IMAP::Admin and Mail::IMAPClient.  IMAP::Admin covers most of the 
basics.  Mail::IMAPClient can send arbitrary commands to the IMAP server, 
so I use it for moves between backends, etc.


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