[POLL] Cyrus 2.3.x and CONDSTORE
Marc G. Fournier
scrappy at hub.org
Sat Jul 8 11:22:25 EDT 2006
Stupid question, but what *is* CONDSTORE? :)
On Fri, 7 Jul 2006, Ken Murchison wrote:
> David S. Madole wrote:
>> Ken Murchison wrote:
>>> Is anyone actively using the CONDSTORE extension supported in Cyrus 2.3.x?
>>> I'm only aware of one client that supports it, so I'm thinking the user
>>> base is quite small.
>>> The reason I ask is that I want to push out a 2.3.7 release ASAP which
>>> contains a number of important bugfixes, but I've realized that the
>>> replication protocol doesn't have any support for the metadata that is
>>> used by CONDSTORE. I started fixing this but I'm wondering if these
>>> changes should be post 2.3.7.
>>> Would anyone freak out if 2.3.7 doesn't properly support CONDSTORE and
>> I don't know for sure if I am using it, because I don't know what all of my
>> clients are, but I bet it's pretty doubtful.
> I'd be shocked if anyone other than Dave Cridland (the author of the Polymer
> client) is using CONDSTORE support in Cyrus 2.3. Not only do you have to
> have a CONDSTORE-capable client, you would have to have enabled CONDSTORE
> support on one or more mailboxes by setting the correct mailbox annotation.
> Since very few, if any, clients support mailbox annotations (ANNOTATEMORE
> extension), the user would have to very good knowledge of the IMAP protocol
> or access to cyradm to enable CONDSTORE.
> So, a 2.3.7 release without the CONDSTORE replication fixes would essentially
> create a replica with CONDSTORE disabled on every mailbox, which is probably
> going to be an accurate image of the master in virtually every installation
> in the wild.
> Kenneth Murchison
> Systems Programmer
> Project Cyrus Developer/Maintainer
> Carnegie Mellon University
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