[Dovecot] Problems with dovecot-sieve on Debian Etch using dovecot LDA

Frank Cusack fcusack at fcusack.com
Fri Dec 29 20:47:51 UTC 2006

On December 29, 2006 8:42:05 PM +0100 Luca Corti <luca at leenoox.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-12-29 at 12:29 -0600, Samir M. Nassar wrote:
>> I am running debian etch with dovecot 1.0 rc15 from the debian
>> repository with  postfix 2.3
>> I am using virtual users in a postgreSQL database as taken from the
>> dovecot  wiki while making use of the password field for authentication
> Same setup here, except for local user accounts.
>> I am using deliver as LDA and I am attempting to use the sieve plugin
>> but try  as I might I can't seem to get it working.
>> Am I wrong in thinking that a sieve daemon should become active when
>> dovecot  starts?
> There's no SIEVE daemon. SIEVE functionality is implemented as a plugin
> to the dovecot LDA. You sould check out the dovecot-lda module from CVS
> and build it against your dovecot sources.

Not for rc15.  For recent dovecot, you should just get dovecot-sieve-1.0.

(Telling non-experts to use CVS makes debugging harder -- it's hard to
know what version of code someone has.)


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