[Dovecot] Dovecot 1.2/2.0 coexistence guide?

Tom Talpey tmtalpey at gmail.com
Thu Dec 9 21:24:34 EET 2010

On 12/9/2010 2:10 PM, Ralf Hildebrandt wrote:
> * Tom Talpey<tmtalpey at gmail.com>:
>> I ended up not trying to deploy both 1.2 and 2.0 dovecot servers on the
>> same machine. Even after mangling the various configure options to let
>> the bin, sbin, lib and libexec directories coexist, the /var and /etc
>> dirs were still an issue, and in the end I didn't want to have all my
>> path settings tweaked, then have to un-tweak them to actually migrate.
> Very odd. I simply used
> ./configure --prefix=/usr/dovecot-2
> and that was it.
> Of course I had to change some paths in the config, but that was all.

My target system is a NAS appliance and many of its filesystems are not
persistent across reboot. Changing only the prefix is not sufficient to
make a successful configuration. Unfortunately.

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