On Jan 5, 2007, at 10:34 AM, Rick Widmer wrote:
I did not see any objections on changing to .vpopmail* files in
not domain directories. If anyone does object, now is the time.
in ~vppopmail/domains/user_name/ are executed by vdelivermail and will
be renamed. Files in ~vpopmail/domains/ will stay .qmail and are
executed by qmail-local.
Vdelivermail will look for .vpopmail files and .qmail files in the
directory. If both exist, only the .vpopmail file will be
it does not check the sticky bit and defer messages like qmail-
needs to. Editing a user .qmail file with the library should
it being renamed to .vpopmail. If both exist, the .qmail file is
ignored. UPGRADE will recommend running Jeremy's script to bulk
the files when you install.
I don't see a huge reason to change to .vpopmail. Yes, it's true
that vdelivermail is responsible for parsing it, but we're using
identical syntax to a .qmail file. Looking at the old source, it
appears that someone was working on a replacement for qmail-local
that would understand the vpopmail setup.
Here's where I get worried: QmailAdmin and (I think) SquirrelMail
plugins and who-knows-what-else already make use of .qmail files.
Now that .qmail files are fully supported in vpalias.c, we can update
QmailAdmin to use the vpopmail API to work with the files, and it
won't know anything about their contents.
I do worry about version compatibility though -- someone running new
vpopmail and old qmailadmin.
I see limited benefit to changing at this point. If we're going to
make vdelivermail more and more like qmail-local, then I'm for
keeping the .qmail filenames.
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