[Dovecot] --exec-mail

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Nov 12 03:52:02 EET 2010

On 12.11.2010, at 1.47, David Woodhouse wrote:

> Most of my IMAP access is achieved by
> 'ssh $mailhost exec dovecot --exec-mail imap'.

Just run imap binary.

> I'm testing Dovecot 2.0, and this doesn't seem to work any more — and I
> can't seem to work out how to make it work. The wiki page at
> http://wiki2.dovecot.org/Upgrading/2.0 has no mention of it.


> Once upon a time in the dim and distant past, I believe I used to
> run /usr/libexec/dovecot/imap directly. But that doesn't set the
> environment up correctly, so isn't the right way to do it... is it?

Nowadays it does.

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