Package pruning for FC4 and beyond - DRAFT FINAL

mbneto mbneto at
Sun Feb 27 22:07:32 UTC 2005

please do not axe dovecot. it's the first imap server that runs out of
the box without major trouble.

On Sun, 27 Feb 2005 12:07:27 -0500, Chuck R. Anderson <cra at> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 27, 2005 at 12:09:44AM -0500, Eric Warnke wrote:
> > dovecot/cryus - IMAP server cyrus does seem more like a specialty
> > package when compared to the simplcity and utility of dovecot. OTOH
> > cyrus is maintained for RHEL and other packages depends on cyrus-sasl.
> > The community definatly appears to favor keeping dovecot and letting
> > cyrus be religated to extras.
> If cyrus-sasl can't be separated easily from cyrus IMAP, then it needs
> to stay.  sasl is an authentication library that is needed by many
> components of LDAP/Kerberos authentication strategies.

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