[Dovecot] Mongo backend for userdb and passdb

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Wed Mar 20 12:54:12 EET 2013

On Wed, 2013-03-20 at 10:40 +0000, Damien Churchill wrote:
> On 20 March 2013 10:39, Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2013-03-20 at 10:29 +0000, Damien Churchill wrote:
> >
> >> I've been messing about with this and I think a similar configuration
> >> format to the sql dict driver would be handy, although I imagine the
> >> same could also be achieved with just lots of uri arguments. Mongo
> >> isn't really a key/value store so you'd want to be able to specify
> >> fields within the document to query upon/fetch.
> >>
> >> I'm still getting to grips with the architecture of things so not
> >> entirely sure what the best course of action would be here. If using
> >> the map style config would be desirable then creating some shared
> >> parser that sql and mongodb can use would be good.
> >
> > I've been planning on having one generic dict sql-like configuration for
> > all dict backends, so you could map different dict paths to different
> > backends. So the idea is good, but probably quite a lot of work.
> >
> Would it not be just some bastardised version of dict-sql-settings?

I guess you could do that for now. The grand plans of how to put
everything nicely together can wait. :)

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