[Dovecot] Count breaks socket

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sat Jan 26 09:45:59 EET 2008

On Fri, 2008-01-25 at 06:59 -0800, Marc Perkel wrote:
> If I use the socket option I can't use the count option to create more 
> authentication processes. I get this error. Thanks in advance.
> dovecot: Jan 25 06:57:04 Error: auth(default): Socket already exists: 
> /var/run/dovecot/auth-client

Right. This is kind of a design problem which isn't that easy to fix
(until v2.0). Do you really need more than count=1? I don't think
there's any benefit in having count (much) larger than the number of
CPUs in the system, and a count=1 can handle thousands of
connections/sec on my system.

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