[ingo] Ingo : sieve backend and preference

Chuck Hagenbuch chuck at horde.org
Fri Nov 10 07:26:08 PST 2006

Quoting pieter at vanmeerbeek.net:

> I'm using a sieve backend for filtering rules and I noticed that horde keeps
> it own copy of filtering rules in the prefs backend (an sqlite3 backend in
> my case) when rules are created using horde. Suppose you have another way of
> writing to the sieve script on the server. How can I get the latest rules(
> ie. the modification done without horde) in my horde installation? I noticed
> you can view the current sieve script, but there doesn't seem to be a way of
> update the local copy (db backend) of horde. Therefore creating a new rule
> in horde will overwrite the changes made by another application. Am I
> missing something or is this not possible?

Right now, it's not possible. We'd need a full parser for sieve,  
procmail, etc. in order to do this (to read in the server's version of  
the rules), and we don't have that. And my impression is it's not  
going to be on the top of any core dev's list soon.


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