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Re: [bug-mailutils] wish list for a POP server

From: Sergey Poznyakoff
Subject: Re: [bug-mailutils] wish list for a POP server
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 14:47:33 +0300

Hi Stephen,

Stephen Gildea <address@hidden> wrote:

>  - allow dot-locking of mailbox files

It is already possible:

    pop3d --locker-flags=E --external-locker=/path/to/dotlock

>  - run chroot'ed (to the spool directory?)

Hmm, it seems rather hard to implement. Chrooting is simple, but then
the directory you chroot to has to provide everything necessary for
the binary to run (/etc, /tmp, eventually /lib etc.)

> I'm hoping that at this stage of development, still before release 1.0,
> my wish-list can provide some direction for your design and development.

Sure. Thank you for the wish-list.

> I would be happy to respond to comments and requests for clarification.

Well, I guess the chroot issue needs a bit of clarification. Could you
please elaborate on it?

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