Package pruning for FC4 and beyond

Alexandre Oliva aoliva at
Mon Feb 28 21:50:16 UTC 2005

On Feb 28, 2005, Neal Becker <ndbecker2 at> wrote:

> Alexandre Oliva wrote:
>> On Feb 26, 2005, Eric Warnke <eric at> wrote:
>>> dovecot - IMAP server ( duplication of effort )
>> What's the other IMAP/POP server in Core that can export mailboxes in
>> the standard mbox format as delivered by the default MTA, and can do
>> preauth when started from the command line for fetchmail over ssh?

> I use dovecot to export mail delivered in maildir format.  Don't know about
> mbox - but you're not suggesting that cyrus exports standard format, are
> you?

Nope.  I'm suggesting it doesn't, and therefore dovecot is not
duplicate effort, it stands on its own.

> cyrus runs its own database - one reason I don't use it.

Yup, same here.

Alexandre Oliva   
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