[Dovecot] New backend
tss at iki.fi
Fri Oct 16 21:01:12 EEST 2009
On Fri, 2009-10-16 at 19:38 +0200, Aspra Flavius Adrian wrote:
> Are you implementing a filesystem based backend or some
> database based
> It's going to be couchdb-based. Are you aware of any existing efforts
> towards this direction? I'd be glad to give a helping hand.
I've some future plans towards that:
> I've also found doc/wiki/Design.txt, is the information described
> there still valid for version 2.x (with respect to the header files
> you recommended me about, of course)? I would prefer to write my code
> future-oriented, for 2.x.
The Design*.txt are the same as http://wiki.dovecot.org/Design/ and
there isn't all that much in them. v2.x has some details changed, but
it's about the same.
> I'm also going to use some external libs. Is it ok to link dynamically
> to cURL and some other json library? (couchDB has a RESTful API).
If you implement it as a plugin (which should be possible) you can link
whatever libraries you want. For example fts-solr already links to curl
and that works fine.
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