dovecot +mysql and version

Bradley Giesbrecht brad at
Wed Jan 27 19:50:06 PST 2010

Actually, I already did 5 weeks ago.

// Brad

On Jan 27, 2010, at 7:48 PM, Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:

> 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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