RFC: remove dovecot-postfix from lucid

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Mon Apr 19 20:35:37 UTC 2010

"Roger Hunwicks" <roger at tonic-solutions.com> wrote:

>Sorry for breaking the thread, but I registered to comment on the
>proposal to drop dovecot-postfix and cannot see how to respond to an
>earlier message.
>I would like to say that I completely agree with Scott K:
>We have a working solution that provides better functionality out of the
>box than Red Hat, et al. Let's implement a better solution when we have
>one, but don't throw out the existing 80% solution because it is not
>I struggled with inadequate, obsolete and conflicting documentation to
>set up the first Postfix/Dovecot mail server (on Red Hat) that I
>administered, and I think that the ability to easily implement a good
>configuration including SASL authentication is a big win for Ubuntu and
>definitely part of my decision to recommend Ubuntu Server over Red Hat
>at SMEs.
>Incidentally, where does this proposal leave the effort to add easy
>integration for Spamassassin and Clamav:

I think it's about worked out Ivoks' updated version should go in after the 10.04 RC is out.

That's a spec to try and take this integration simplification further. Unfortunately neither Ivoks nor myself ended up with a lot of time to work on it this cycle. More volunteers always welcome. 

Scott K

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