[Dovecot] dovecot is confused about mail_location

Eric Raymond esr at thyrsus.com
Thu Nov 25 02:53:48 EET 2010

Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi>:
> On 24.11.2010, at 23.01, Eric Raymond wrote:
> > root at grelber:/home/esr# dovecot -n
> > # 1.2.9: /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf
> > # OS: Linux 2.6.32-24-generic x86_64 Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS 
> If you installed dovecot-postfix package, it actually uses a different config file (dovecot-postfix.conf or something).

root at grelber:/etc# aptitude search dovecot
p   dovecot-antispam                - a Dovecot plugin that helps train spam fil
i A dovecot-common                  - secure mail server that supports mbox and 
p   dovecot-dbg                     - debug symbols for Dovecot                 
p   dovecot-dev                     - header files for the dovecot mail server  
i   dovecot-imapd                   - secure IMAP server that supports mbox and 
p   dovecot-pop3d                   - secure POP3 server that supports mbox and 
p   dovecot-postfix                 - full mail server stack provided by Ubuntu 
p   dtc-postfix-dovecot             - A meta package to setup a minimal DTC serv
p   mysqmail-dovecot-logger         - real-time logging system in MySQL - Doveco

Nope.  In any case, if dovecot -n lies about the configuattion, that's a bug.
		<a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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