make delay after failed login configurable

Bron Gondwana brong at
Tue Jan 11 05:06:48 EST 2011

On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 09:23:45AM +0100, Felix Schumacher wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to have the pause after a failed login configurable.
> There are a few "sleep(3)" in the codebase (2.2 - 2.4) which I would
> like to replace with a configurable timeout.

Excellent - that's a great idea.

> Should I create a bugzilla entry for this feature request?

Yes please.  I'll definitely be fixing up pop3d and lmtpd to match
as well, because half-implemented features are a real pain for the
next poor sucker who spends a while wondering why they only did some
of the daemons, and then doing the wrong thing because they're trying
to retain the existing broken behaviour!


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