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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 2.2.32, Package name: dovecot-2.2.32, Maintainer: adam

Dovecot is an open source IMAP and POP3 server for Linux/UNIX-like systems,
written with security primarily in mind. Dovecot is an excellent choice for both
small and large installations. It's fast, simple to set up, requires no special
administration and it uses very little memory.

Required to run:

Required to build:

Package options: kqueue, pam, ssl, tcpwrappers

Master sites:

SHA1: 783f545163a763becfc83c70bfa68529ce7c4da0
RMD160: ff583c903b774e1e691718088ec9ab305b342cdb
Filesize: 5957.293 KB

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   2017-08-25 10:29:04 by Adam Ciarcinski | Files touched by this commit (4)
Log message:
Changes 2.2.32:
There are various changes in this release that can be used to significantly \ 
reduce disk IO with:
1) NFS storage especially, but I guess also other remote filesystems and even \ 
some with local disks
2) When mail storage and INDEX storage are separated

 * imapc: Info-level line is logged every time when successfully
   connected to the remote server. This includes local/remote IP/port,
   which can be useful for matching against external logs.
 * config: Log a warning if plugin { key=no } is used explicitly.
   v2.3 will support "no" properly in plugin settings, but for now
   any value at all for a boolean plugin setting is treated as "yes",
   even if it's written as explicit "no". This change will now warn
   that it most likely won't work as intended.

 + Various optimizations to avoid accessing files/directories when it's
   not necessary. Especially avoid accessing mail root directories when
   INDEX directories point to a different filesystem.
 + mail_location can now include ITERINDEX parameter. This tells Dovecot
   to perform mailbox listing from the INDEX path instead of from the
   mail root path. It's mainly useful when the INDEX storage is on a
   faster storage.
 + mail_location can now include VOLATILEDIR=<path> parameter. This
   is used for creating lock files and in future potentially other
   files that don't need to exist permanently. The path could point to
   tmpfs for example. This is especially useful to avoid creating lock
   files to NFS or other remote filesystems. For example:
 + mail_location's LISTINDEX=<path> can now contain a full path.
   This allows storing mailbox list index to a different storage
   than the rest of the indexes, for example to tmpfs.
 + mail_location can now include NO-NOSELECT parameter. This
   automatically deletes any \NoSelect mailboxes that have no children.
   These mailboxes are sometimes confusing to users.
 + mail_location can now include BROKENCHAR=<char> parameter. This can
   be useful with imapc to access mailbox names that aren't valid mUTF-7
   charset from remote servers.
 + If mailbox_list_index_very_dirty_syncs=yes, the list index is no
   longer refreshed against filesystem when listing mailboxes. This
   allows the mailbox listing to be done entirely by only reading the
   mailbox list index.
 + Added mailbox_list_index_include_inbox setting to control whether
   INBOX's STATUS information should be cached in the mailbox list
   index. The default is "no", but it may be useful to change it to
   "yes", especially if LISTINDEX points to tmpfs.
 + userdb can return chdir=<path>, which override mail_home for the
   chdir location. This can be useful to avoid accessing home directory
   on login.
 + userdb can return postlogin=<socket> to specify per-user imap/pop3
   postlogin socket path.
 + cassandra: Add support for result paging by adding page_size=<n>
   parameter to the connect setting.
 + dsync/imapc, pop3-migration plugin: Strip also trailing tabs from
   headers when matching mails. This helps with migrations from Zimbra.
 + imap_logout_format supports now %{appended} and %{autoexpunged}
 + virtual plugin: Optimize IDLE to use mailbox list index for finding
   out when something has changed.
 + Added apparmor plugin. See https://wiki2.dovecot.org/Plugins/Apparmor
 - virtual plugin: A lot of fixes. In many cases it was also working
   very inefficiently or even incorrectly.
 - imap: NOTIFY parameter parsing was incorrectly "fixed" in v2.2.31.
   It was actually (mostly) working in previous versions, but broken
   in v2.2.31.
 - Modseq tracking didn't always work correctly. This could have caused
   imap unhibernation to fail or IMAP QRESYNC/CONDSTORE extensions to
   not work perfectly.
 - mdbox: "Inconsistency in map index" wasn't fixed automatically
 - dict-ldap: %variable values used in the LDAP filter weren't escaped.
 - quota=count: quota_warning = -storage=.. was never executed (try 2).
   v2.2.31 fixed it for -messages, but not for -storage.
 - imapc: >= 32 kB mail bodies were supposed to be cached for subsequent
   FETCHes, but weren't.
 - quota-status service didn't support recipient_delimiter
 - acl: Don't access dovecot-acl-list files with acl_globals_only=yes
 - mail_location: If INDEX dir is set, mailbox deletion deletes its
   childrens' indexes. For example if "box" is deleted, \ 
   index directory was deleted as well (but mails were preserved).
 - director: v2.2.31 caused rapid reconnection loops to directors
   that were down.
   2017-07-03 15:14:40 by Adam Ciarcinski | Files touched by this commit (1)
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   2017-07-03 15:12:44 by Adam Ciarcinski | Files touched by this commit (3)
Log message:
Changes 2.2.31:
* LMTP: Removed "(Dovecot)" from added Received headers. Some
  installations want to hide it, and there's not really any good reason
  for anyone to have it.

+ Add ssl_alt_cert and ssl_alt_key settings to add support for
  having both RSA and ECDSA certificates.
+ dsync/imapc, pop3-migration plugin: Strip trailing whitespace from
  headers when matching mails. This helps with migrations from Zimbra.
+ acl: Add acl_globals_only setting to disable looking up
  per-mailbox dovecot-acl files.
+ Parse invalid message addresses better. This mainly affects the
  generated IMAP ENVELOPE replies.
- v2.2.30 wasn't fixing corrupted dovecot.index.cache files properly.
  It could have deleted wrong mail's cache or assert-crashed.
- v2.2.30 mail-crypt-acl plugin was assert-crashing
- v2.2.30 welcome plugin wasn't working
- Various fixes to handling mailbox listing. Especially related to
  handling nonexistent autocreated/autosubscribed mailboxes and ACLs.
- Global ACL file was parsed as if it was local ACL file. This caused
  some of the ACL rule interactions to not work exactly as intended.
- auth: forward_* fields didn't work properly: Only the first forward
  field was working, and only if the first passdb lookup succeeded.
- Using mail_sort_max_read_count sometimes caused "Broken sort-*
  indexes, resetting" errors.
- Using mail_sort_max_read_count may have caused very high CPU usage.
- Message address parsing could have crashed on invalid input.
- imapc_features=fetch-headers wasn't always working correctly and
  caused the full header to be fetched.
- imapc: Various bugfixes related to connection failure handling.
- quota=imapc sent unnecessary FETCH RFC822.SIZE to server when
  expunging mails.
- quota=count: quota_warning = -storage=.. was never executed
- quota=count: Add support for "ns" parameter
- dsync: Fix incremental syncing for mails that don't have Date or
  Message-ID headers.
- imap: Fix hang when client sends pipelined SEARCH +
- oauth2: Token validation didn't accept empty server responses.
- imap: NOTIFY command has been almost completely broken since the
  beginning. I guess nobody has been trying to use it.
   2017-06-07 11:12:41 by Adam Ciarcinski | Files touched by this commit (2)
Log message:
Hopefully the last 2.2.30.x..
- auth: Multiple failed authentications within short time caused
- push-notification: OX driver crashed at deinit
   2017-06-01 08:37:08 by Adam Ciarcinski | Files touched by this commit (2)
Log message:
- quota_warning scripts weren't working in v2.2.30
- vpopmail still wasn't compiling
   2017-05-31 13:04:37 by Adam Ciarcinski | Files touched by this commit (4)
Log message:
Changes 2.2.30:
* auth: Use timing safe comparisons for everything related to
  passwords. It's unlikely that these could have been used for
  practical attacks, especially because Dovecot delays and flushes all
  failed authentications in 2 second intervals. Also it could have
  worked only when passwords were stored in plaintext in the passdb.
* master process sends SIGQUIT to all running children at shutdown,
  which instructs them to close all the socket listeners immediately.
  This way restarting Dovecot should no longer fail due to some
  processes keeping the listeners open for a long time.

+ auth: Add passdb { mechanisms=none } to match separate passdb lookup
+ auth: Add passdb { username_filter } to use passdb only if user
  matches the filter. See https://wiki2.dovecot.org/PasswordDatabase
+ dsync: Add dsync_commit_msgs_interval setting. It attempts to commit
  the transaction after saving this many new messages. Because of the
  way dsync works, it may not always be possible if mails are copied
  or UIDs need to change.
+ imapc: Support imapc_features=search without ESEARCH extension.
+ imapc: Add imapc_features=fetch-bodystructure to pass through remote
+ imapc: Add quota=imapc backend to use GETQUOTA/GETQUOTAROOT on the
  remote server.
+ passdb imap: Add allow_invalid_cert and ssl_ca_file parameters.
+ If dovecot.index.cache corruption is detected, reset only the one
  corrupted mail instead of the whole file.
+ doveadm mailbox status: Add "firstsaved" field.
+ director_flush_socket: Add old host's up/down and vhost count as parameters
- More fixes to automatically fix corruption in dovecot.list.index
- dsync-server: Fix support for dsync_features=empty-header-workaround
- imapc: Various bugfixes, including infinite loops on some errors
- IMAP NOTIFY wasn't working for non-INBOX if IMAP client hadn't
  enabled modseq tracking via CONDSTORE/QRESYNC.
- fts-lucene: Fix it to work again with mbox format
- Some internal error messages may have contained garbage in v2.2.29
- mail-crypt: Re-encrypt when copying/moving mails and per-mailbox keys
  are used. Otherwise the copied mails can't be opened.
- vpopmail: Fix compiling
   2017-05-15 14:31:10 by Jonathan Perkin | Files touched by this commit (2)
Log message:
Move including options.mk to Makefile.common, the plugins do a full build
so need to build it the same way as the main package.  Fixes SSL build.
   2017-04-19 11:05:16 by Jonathan Perkin | Files touched by this commit (1)
Log message:
Explicitly disable epoll/inotify on illumos, based on patch in PR#52176.