[dovecot] Re: pop3: last, and auth plain
tss at iki.fi
Wed Feb 26 23:26:48 EET 2003
On Wed, 2003-02-26 at 23:04, Mark E. Mallett wrote:
> A couple of comments regarding the POP3 server (I realize the POP3
> server is probably low priority though..)
> One problem is that the "LAST" command is not supported. Some mail
> clients end up downloading all messages every time because of this
> (or so I'm told). The biggest source of these remarks is people
> using the yahoo webmail front end. I wonder if this could be added?
I could add support for it, but how exactly? Maybe return the previous
message of the first unseen message?
> Also, under BSD/OS, the "auth plain" mechanism doesn't work. Perusing
> the mailing list archives, I see that the symptoms appear just like
> those that were reported earlier for another BSD system. I'm curious
> as to whether there has been any progress on that front?
All BSD issues should have been fixed by now. I just tested with FreeBSD
5 and Linux, AUTH PLAIN worked just fine in both. Does USER+PASS work?
Try enabling auth_verbose = yes?
And what errors exactly do you see now? There's been several different
BSD errors :)
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