[Freedombox-discuss] prosody vs ejabberd

Mika Pflüger debian at mikapflueger.de
Thu Sep 29 08:41:28 UTC 2011


On Wed, 28 Sep 2011 15:17:13 -0600, Bdale Garbee wrote:
> I could use input from people who have *actually used* prosody and/or
> ejabberd about your experiences and the resulting pros and cons of 
> the
> two daemons.

I have two points, which might or might not be important for the 
1. ejabberd needs to be restarted when adding a new domain to serve. 
This drops all
current connections, which is annoying. Don't know if this hurts in a 
2. prosody has less documentation, especially on somewhat special 

To run prosody on squeeze, I had to make a local backport, as prosody 
is a rapidly
moving target and some rather important functionality (namely external 
auth) is
only available in newer versions than what is found in stable. But I 
guess the
freedombox is based on wheezy atm anyway.



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