[Dovecot] Deliver Root Setuid

Ladislav Durchánek durchanek at gmail.com
Sun Dec 3 17:52:26 UTC 2006

On 12/3/06, Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi> wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-12-03 at 19:27 +0200, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> > > My main reason for separate uids was filesystem quotas for whole
> > > domain. But my mail partition resides on XFS so I can do the same with
> > > directory quotas and I also noticed changes in quotas which should be
> > > also per domain in some next release or with patch.
> >
> > I guess you could also use virtual quota (eg. maildir++ quota).
> Should have thought a bit more before replying. :)
> If you want domain quotas then.. well, Maildir++ quota won't work right
> now.
> You could use dictionary quotas (== keep the quota in MySQL), but it has
> one problem: It doesn't support recalculating quota yet, so making it
> work for existing users could be problematic. Hmm. Maybe I should
> finally implement that, so that it would actually be usable..

You mean something like:
  #   quota = dict:user::/etc/dovecot-user-quota.conf
  #   quota2 = dict:domain:%d:/etc/dovecot-domain-quota.conf
what can be found in the wiki (but not in the main sources)?
I think I can stick with XFS quotas for a while. Not so nice solution
but still usable.

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