[Dovecot] v2.0.alpha1 released
tss at iki.fi
Fri Oct 16 02:07:19 EEST 2009
On Thu, 2009-10-15 at 23:56 +0100, Ed W wrote:
> I'm currently having problems with my vpn when using a UK "Three" SIM.
> I haven't fully investigated, but I *think* it's because the IP changes
> regularly even while the connection is up and in progress? I think this
> setup is rare, but exists (on some broadband connections also
> apparently?). I actually think that in this situation all the tcp
> connections *should* die...?
Not necessarily. Laptops don't kill existing WiFi connections when RJ45
is plugged into them. Perhaps mobile phones can also use 3G for some
connections and when WiFi shows up starts using them for the new
connections. Why should it kill any existing connections in those
As for IP changing in 3G-only traffic.. Is it that much different from
the above? I wouldn't ever want existing connections to be killed.
> I think the main cases to optimise for are a) mobile users behind a NAT,
> b) users possibly leaving one desktop machine on broadband, but checking
> the same account via a mobile device (same login). I think this coverst
> the 90% situation?
I think including only username in the hash works nicely for just about
everyone. I now committed the code:
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