Updated: uw-imap 2002d

Abe Backus abraham@backus.com
Tue Jul 15 08:19:00 GMT 2003

I've updated the version of uw-imap to 2002d. This also includes the
uw-imap-imad, and uw-imap-util packages as well as the new c-client package.

This release contains cygwin-specific fixes along with a few other
enhancements. The official release
announcement text follows:
imap-2002d is a minor release, released concurrently with Pine 4.56, and
contains primarily bugfixes.  Programs written for imap-2002 should build
with this version without modification, with one exception.  That exception
is the ngbogus envelope flag, which stopped being used in imap-2002c and is
now gone for good.

The NNTP newsgroup listing code now tries to use wildmats on the NNTP
server, which should result in better performance especially on slow lines.
It is also once again permitted to log in on NNTP servers when /loser is

imapd now supports the UNSELECT command.

A new envelope flag, imapenvonly, indicates that the envelope in a
MESSAGE/RFC822 BODY structure only has the IMAP envelope components and not
the additional components from c-client: Newsgroups, Followup-To, and

uw-imap-imapd contains the imapd, ipop2d, and ipop3d daemons, which may be
added to your inetd.conf or xinetd configuration to provide an IMAP4rev1,
POP2, or POP3 mail server in a cygwin environment.

uw-imap-util contains the tmail, dmail, and mailutil programs, which can be
used for mailbox maintenance.  The tmail program is useful as an "injector"
of email into your UW-imap server.  For instance, fetchmail may be
configured to use tmail as the mail delivery agent.

The uw-imap package contains documentation of the suite.  This documentation
is placed under /usr/doc/uw-imap-2002c1/ and the file
/usr/doc/Cygwin/uw-imap.README also contains some useful information.

The c-client package contains the C language headers and a static library to
link with when building applications that use the UW IMAP c-client library.

The University of Washington IMAP site is at http://www.washington.edu/imap/

Please send questions or comments to the cygwin mailing list at:
cygwin@cygwin.com.  Prior to submitting a question, please check the
included documentation, the UW-IMAP FAQ at
http://www.washington.edu/imap/IMAP-FAQs/index.html, the Cygwin FAQ, the
Cygwin User's Guide, and the mailing list archives.

This program was built with SSL support enabled, but it also allows
plaintext passwords when you configure your server not to use SSL.  This is
partially compliant to an IESG recommendation that plaintext passwords only
be allowed when SSL is being used.  Please refer to
/usr/doc/uw-imap-2002c1/SSLBUILD for information about this.

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