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Re: converting from qpopper

From: Jeff Bailey
Subject: Re: converting from qpopper
Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2001 06:50:44 -0800
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On Sun, Nov 11, 2001 at 10:14:43AM +0200, Sergey Poznyakoff wrote:

> I have committed the stuff. Popauth is in pop3d directory. 

Excellent!  Another man page for me to write.. ;)

> Configure now understands three new options: --with-gdbm,
> --with-ndbm, --with-old-dbm (if several of them are specified, the
> last takes precedence). Hopefully you should be able to use your
> old apop.auth file by configuring the package with an appropriate
> option. You will need to rename it anyway, since popauth and pop3d
> expectd the DBM version of auth file to have a suffix '.db'.

Should we make the default one the same as qpopper to ease conversion?
I want to do that for the Debian package, but it would be nice if
someone could generally expect that moving database files around is safe.

> > Alain and I are in the same timezone, sorry about that. ;)
> Yeah, sometimes I wish the Earth were flat :^)

I used to pity Alain when me, Sparky and Shaleh were all in Pacific
Time, and he was the lone one out here. =) You just need to recruit
more people.  (I don't remember, how did you get involved?)

Abandon the search for truth; settle for a good fantasy.

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