[Dovecot] LMTP over STDIN/STDOUT (non root user)
Andrzej Adam Filip
AnFi at onet.eu
Mon Aug 15 11:30:27 EEST 2011
Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi> wrote:
> On Sun, 2011-08-14 at 23:34 +0200, Andrzej Adam Filip wrote:
>> lmtp program seems to accept custom configuration file (-c _file_).
>> The file specifies both passdb and userdb using Passwd-file.
>> How to make lmtp skip attempts to contact auth server?
> Well, since LMTP by design is intended to deliver mails to multiple
> users, which requires userdb lookup, this is kind of a kludgy way to
> use it.
LMTP offers *also* a sensible way to reduce number of execution of
deliver program, does not it? :-)
Such use does make sense when retrieving messages from high volume
mailing lists even after "half day break".
> If you really want to, you can do it by patching the LMTP sources:
> --- a/src/lmtp/main.c Mon Aug 15 01:18:01 2011 +0300
> +++ b/src/lmtp/main.c Mon Aug 15 01:24:39 2011 +0300
> @@ -81,7 +81,6 @@
> enum master_service_flags service_flags = 0;
> enum mail_storage_service_flags storage_service_flags =
> MAIL_STORAGE_SERVICE_FLAG_DISALLOW_ROOT |
> - MAIL_STORAGE_SERVICE_FLAG_USERDB_LOOKUP |
> MAIL_STORAGE_SERVICE_FLAG_TEMP_PRIV_DROP |
> MAIL_STORAGE_SERVICE_FLAG_NO_LOG_INIT |
Thank for the patch/consideration.
Do you intend to include it into official code base sometime in the
[pl>en: Andrew] Andrzej Adam Filip : anfi at onet.eu
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