dovecot +mysql and version

Bradley Giesbrecht brad at
Wed Jan 27 19:48:05 PST 2010

On Jan 27, 2010, at 6:23 PM, Scott Haneda wrote:

> On Jan 27, 2010, at 6:09 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> On Jan 27, 2010, at 19:25, Terry Barnum wrote:
>>> I'm a new(bie) MacPorts user and as a first project I'm trying to  
>>> get postfix, dovecot and mysql working but am running into  
>>> problems with dovecot. It appears there's no +mysql variant  
>>> available. There are a couple tickets showing discussion and a  
>>> patch file from many months ago < 
>>> > but I don't see anything after that. If I've somehow missed it,  
>>> I apologize.
>>> I'm not quite sure how to proceed. Any pointers would be greatly  
>>> appreciated.
>> Thanks for the reminder. I'll resolve that ticket shortly.
> I am pretty sure I am CC'd on that ticket, if not, I will try to  
> keep an eye out.  As soon as you have the mysql variant in place...
>>> Also, MacPorts dovecot is at 1.1.16 while the release  
>>> is at 1.2.10. Is there a typical duration between version updates  
>>> for ports?
>> No, there's no typical duration. It depends on the port maintainer.  
>> Please file a ticket requesting the update to 1.2.10.
> Once the mysql variant is in place, I will see what I can do about  
> bumping this to 1.2.10.  I have never really been sure about diffs  
> that extend beyond diffs that have not been applied, I have a  
> feeling it just makes things messy.  For that reason, I will hold  
> off to get the clean new port, and then work on a copy here to get  
> it to 1.2.10 unless jberry in anxious to do so himself.

I've been using my own port dovecot 1.2.9 for a while which I built to  
get dovecot-sieve which I also have a port for.

dovecot @1.2.9_0+darwin_9+mysql5 (active)

I'll update my dovecot to 1.2.10 and submit a dovecot diff, the whole  
portfile and a dovecot-sieve portfile.

// Brad

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