[Dovecot] problems building / starting test40 + test42
tss at iki.fi
Thu Sep 16 18:17:57 EEST 2004
On 15.9.2004, at 02:18, Curtis Maloney wrote:
> Well... I installed GNU Make, and it built cleanly this time... but
> it's still not starting. Same problem... can't drop root group privs.
> Now, if the minimum gid setting is 100, and the GID of the dovecot
> group is 100... could it be there's a > instead of a >= ?
Dovecot group has nothing to do with GIDs used by imap process.
http://wiki.dovecot.org/moin.cgi/UserIds should help you understand
The problem is you're trying to log in as user who has primary group
been set to wheel (ie. gid 0). There's two possible fixes:
a) Use another primary group and put yourself to wheel group in
/etc/group. In this case Dovecot automatically drops you from wheel
b) Set first_valid_gid = 0 and Dovecot allows it
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