env ROOT=/path/to/maildirs TIMEOUT=600 TIMELIMIT=1800 \ envuidgid public-mail-user \ tcpserver 0 110 \ posterity-pop
posterity-pop publishes a set of email archives through the POP3
$ROOT is set, it changes directory to
$ROOT and chroots there. Then it begins a POP3 conversation.
The argument of a
USER command is taken as the name of a maildir
in the current directory; it will then serve messages from the
new/ subddirectory of that maildir. It refuses to perform the
DELE command; it treats the maildir as read-only. If
is set, it specifies an inactivity timeout in seconds. If
$TIMELIMIT is set, it limits the total amount of time for the
entire POP3 session.
posterity-pop logs any
commands like this:
pid remote-address read path