Calling all regressions

Adam Tauno Williams adam at
Tue Mar 10 08:38:21 EDT 2009

On Tue, 2009-03-10 at 12:07 +0100, Michael Menge wrote:
> Quoting Bron Gondwana <brong at>:
> > Is there any good reason for a site to continue running 2.2 or even 2.1?
> Some Enterprise Distibutions still use 2.2.x as they maintain the
> same version for a very long time. E.g. Suse (SLES 10) uses Cyrus 2.2.12.
> These Distrutions patch the software with own patches and backports,
> but I don't know if SuSE backported changes from 2.3.x
> > If there is - I want to know it, and I want to fix it, so we don't  
> > have to think about maintaining the old Cyrus.  There aren't enough  
> > of us working on Cyrus to split the effort!
> > Now - also of interest is the cost of having to change  
> > configurations when upgrading.  2.3.x is NOT a direct dropin for  
> > 2.[12].x because some defaults have changed.  That's annoying.  I  
> > don't know any good solution other than refusing to start or  
> > complaining very loudly if those keys are NOT present in the config  
> > file.  I would make the error spit out:
> Is there a way to know if cyrus was updated?

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