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Re: Reopen a request for gpgme in Core



On Fri, 07 Jan 2005 10:59:13 +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:

> > > Does Sylpheed do IMAP over SSH yet?
> > 
> > Typo? Or do you really mean SSH?
> > Because IMAP over SSL is supported for a long time.
> 
> No, I mean SSH. SSH uses keys from ssh-agent and doesn't want to store
> my password for itself. SSH does compression. SSH lets me in to machines
> which don't have a public-facing IMAP dæmon. For that matter, SSH lets
> me in to machines which don't even have a public IP address, because it
> can be configured with a 'ProxyCommand' for certain hosts -- so for
> hosts in '*.baythorne.internal' it knows it shouldn't try a DNS lookup
> and direct connection; instead it should run "ssh
> baythorne.infradead.org exec netcat $host $port" 
> 
> Evolution, just like pine, mutt, etc., can get at its IMAP folders by
> running "ssh -C mail.baythorne.internal exec /usr/sbin/imapd". Can
> Sylpheed?

I don't see such a configuration otion, and hence I doubt this can
be done. Has this ever been a requested feature enhancement? Does the
Sylpheed author know about this?



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